Celebrating Banned Book Week Locally

September 29th, 2009

As I’m sure you’re heard, this week is Banned Books Week. I shared a crazy Wall Street Journal editorial on the subject the other day on Twitter, and Neil Gaiman linked to it today, as well as to a rebuttal (a “sane reply” in his words) at the Huffington Post. But of the many links […]

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Let’s keep talking!

June 17th, 2009
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Normally, as you know, I like to blog every day. Today’s going to be a little bit different — I mean, yes, I suppose I *am* blogging today, but only to tell you to go back to yesterday’s post and join in on the conversation about book banning. It’s fascinating to read everyone’s comments, and […]

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All About Controversy

June 16th, 2009

I know there’s a lot going on in the world right now — much of it being reported on Twitter — but between taking a hard look at what’s going on in Iran and doing your own part to help or show your support, there’s stuff going on here in the US about censorship as […]

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Words that sound like other words

October 6th, 2008

It’s an easy mistake to make, right? Everyone’s talking about Banned Book Week, and you hear that, and you think, “Oh heck, yeah, we have one of those. A Band Book!” Or if you’re Flux — TWO band books.

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Banned Book Week

September 29th, 2008
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Man, there’s so many great images to celebrate Banned Books Week, it’s hard to pick just one. But I like this one, I think. Click through for a bigger version.

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