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YGT 9: A Very Truthy Show

In this week’s episode it’s revealed that YGT is indeed a show, Char shares the shocking truth about Squanto, the duo talk about their Thanksgiving-related feelings, and… 61 more words


Infinite Jest Reading Log

The Book

People my age and younger might not be familiar with David Foster Wallace’s seminal work, Infinite Jest, as it was first published in 1996 when we were all quite young. 839 more words


Exploring My Bookshelves: a terrifying book

It’s Friday again! That means another “Exploring My Bookshelves” post! If you missed the last one, here’s what it’s all about:

For NaBloPoMo I’m going to be needing some help coming up with daily post ideas.

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Bookish (Film Review)

Readers! Another Review because I am crazy…and getting backed up on unreviewed movies.

The End of the Tour. The End of the Tour is based on a true story. 442 more words


Session Two - 2 November 2015

[…] quiet tales sometimes go around the Boston AA community of certain incredibly advanced and hard-line recovering persons who have pared away potential escape after potential escape until finally, as the stories go, they end up sitting in a bare chair, nude, in an unfurnished room, not moving but also not sleeping or meditating or abstracting, too advanced to stomach the thought of the potential emotional escape of doing anything whatsoever, and just end up sitting there completely motion- and escape-less until a long time later all that’s found in the empty chair is a very fine dusting of off-white ashy stuff that you can wipe away completely with like one damp paper towel. 357 more words

Session One - 19 October 2015

I’ve never lead a discussion group before, and I’ve never made it to the end of Infinite Jest before either, so this is going to be a learning process for everyone.  384 more words