I meant nipples
Wednesday, 13 February 2019

Making Space in Online Archives

quote [ I?m a librarian, and I see libraries as being primarily driven by access. If you want a book or an article or a piece of data, libraries will help you get access to them. Whereas archives are driven by preservation. For that book in the archive that you want to read, every time it?s pulled that off the shelf, the archivist is thinking if there?s some damage that?s happened to the book. ]

Many interesting links and opinions. Sorry, bit artsy.
[SFW] [literature] [+1 Interesting]
[by Paracetamol@9:17pmGMT] [0 comments]

Wednesday, 6 February 2019

Letters From The Tricentennial: The USA In 2076

quote [ "Machines will take over, modern man will become a living blobb. California will not be on the map and the weather will change through out the world" ]

The future of America is in their hands
[SFW] [literature] [+1 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:01amGMT] [1 comment]

Tuesday, 8 January 2019

Harry Potter and the End of History (Bonus Episode)

quote [ Alternate title: Harry Potter and the Neoliberal Menace. Or Harry Potter and the Inexplicable Meritocracy. Hello everyone! Spoilers for Fantastic Beasts 2 an... ]

Please enjoy this video about literature.
[SFW] [literature] [+4 Interesting]
[by lilmookieesquire@5:14pmGMT] [12 comments]

Monday, 19 November 2018

Oxford?s Library Once Branded Its Sauciest Books With a Greek Letter

quote [ How James Joyce, Madonna, and Monty Python ended up on the same restricted shelf. ]

Flipping through a saucy book, browsing for a bit of titillation.
[NSFW] [literature] [+5 Classy Pr0n]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:02amGMT] [5 comments]

Monday, 5 November 2018

How Writers Map Their Imaginary Worlds

quote [ One of life?s great treats, for a lover of books (especially fantasy books), is to open a cover to find a map secreted inside and filled with the details of a land about to be discovered. ]

[SFW] [literature] [+6 Interesting]
[by arrowhen@5:16pmGMT] [2 comments]

Sunday, 4 November 2018

The Soviet Children's Books That Broke the Rules of Propaganda

quote [ How folk tales and traditional life snuck into avant-garde kids' books in the 1930s. ]

Flesh blood-burning lights a propaganda scam
[SFW] [literature] [+2]
[by ScoobySnacks@7:23amGMT] [0 comments]

Wednesday, 31 October 2018

Bčrenger of the Long Arse

quote [ And I will bend over
And you will come and kiss my arse,
Exactly in the middle, if you please. ]

I thought this site could use a little culture.
[NSFW] [literature] [+7 Funny]
[by arrowhen@7:17pmGMT] [3 comments]

Monday, 15 October 2018

Mistress of a New World: Early Science Fiction in Europe?s ?Age of Discovery?

quote [ Considered by many one of the founding texts of the science fiction genre, The Blazing World ? via a dizzy mix of animal-human hybrids, Immaterial Spirits, and burning foes ? tells of a woman?s absolute rule as Empress over a parallel planet. Emily Lord Fransee reflects on what the book and its author Margaret Cavendish (one of the first women to publish using her own name) can teach us about empire, gender, and imagination in the seventeenth century. It is the middle of the seventeenth century and a Bear-man is helping an empress attempt to examine a whale through a ]

I'm into sci-fi (sci-fi,sci-fi)
[SFW] [literature] [+2]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:01amGMT] [2 comments]

Sunday, 30 September 2018

A Brilliant Illustrated Book Of Demons And Spells From Early 20th Century Iran

quote [ An indispensable guide to identifying and preventing demons from licking your toes ]

They're rising up to bust the demon's spell
[SFW] [literature] [+3 Good]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:02amGMT] [1 comment]

Sunday, 16 September 2018

Buddy, the Library Isn’t a 7-Eleven

quote [ ?How can you guys not have sidewalk chalk? This is the worst library!? ]

?You have already done a recent post to this category. Either post something to a different category, or wait a while before attempting to post again to this one.?
[SFW] [literature] [+2 Funny]
[by Paracetamol@1:34pmGMT] [5 comments]

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