SpringCon Comic Book Convention

SpringCon Comic Book Convention

May 20, 2011

Comic nerds will be invading the State Fairgrounds on Saturday and Sunday from 10 AM to 5 PM.

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Minnesota Author: Ethan Rutherford

April 17, 2011

Ethan Rutherford is a fiction writer who lives in Minneapolis and teaches writing and literature at Macalester College.

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4 Books I Just Bought, Can’t Wait To Read, But Probably Won’t Get Around To For Another Year

March 19, 2011

Four books: This Is Your Brain On Music; The Artist, The Philosopher, And The Warrior; The American Civil War; and Revolutionary Deists.

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Minneapolis Bridge Collapse: The Book

March 10, 2011

The U of M Press has released a book dealing with the 35W bridge collapse, The City, the River, the Bridge: Before and after the Minneapolis Bridge Collapse.

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The Great Gatsby…For NES

February 16, 2011

Someone created an emulated Flash version of The Great Gatsby video game for the Nintendo Entertainment System.

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All The Good Stories Suck

August 2, 2010

All the good stories suck because they’re real, because they reflect life; and in real life, the hero often dies, the guy often doesn’t get the girl, and love remains unrequited.

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The Book Every Democratic Consultant Must Read

July 13, 2007

Every Democratic consultant in the country should read Drew Westen’s The Political Brain: The Role of Emotion in Deciding the Fate of the Nation.

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A Scanner Darkly

February 24, 2006

There’s a new movie coming out called A Scanner Darkly that’s based on the novel by science fiction writer Philip K. Dick. Watch the trailer.

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Gerhard Weinberg & The Secret Dialogue Of Footnotes

October 19, 2004

I’m one of those geeks who reads books with two bookmarks. Not always, but I’ll decide whether I need two bookmarks when I start a new non-fiction book by scanning the footnotes section. I read footnotes. There, I said it. I have one bookmark to mark the page I’m currently reading and the other to…

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Maureen Dowd

August 24, 2004

New York Times columnist and unofficial Bush family psychologist Maureen Dowd is out selling her new book, Bushworld. I saw her on Real Time with Bill Maher and, man does she look uncomfortably out of her element; she seems very awkward and almost at pains to answer interview questions. For someone who has been reading…

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