Posts Tagged ‘books’

Best. Prezzie. Ever.

My husband got me a present. It was a book. A book about art. A book about women depicted in art. A book about women depicted in art during World War II. A book about women depicted in art during World War II written by one of the rising feminist luminaries of our day. My […]

Five Books

My sister asked me a few days ago which five books I could think of off the top of my head that I thoroughly enjoyed and couldn’t live without. Here they are: Informing my philosophy: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams Sheer pulpy funtime: Tarzan of the Apes, Edgar Rice Borroughs Comedy gold: […]

Lily Reads Pete the Cat

Here is my awesome genius niece Lily, demonstrating that her cranial capacity is far beyond the average 2.62 year old. Not only does she know her alphabet without fail, but she’s also unlocked achivements Bossy Toddler, Camera Mug, Killer Rock and Roll Face and Cutest Storyteller Ever. Pete the Cat is her favorite story and […]

Holy Moly I’m in a Book!

Check it out, Dudes. The Abide Guide is here: While I only contributed a few passages to one chapter, I’m super stoked to have written words that are now ink on paper in like, a real book that you can get in a bookstore. Ultimately I’d love to have my name as the primary author […]

Tao

I recently began an (almost) daily study of the Tao Te Ching recently. (The Jonathan Star translation — check it out dudes, it rocks.) Life has been a bit like a hurricane for me over the last several months, and I’d like to see if I can find a nice quiet place at the eye […]

Happy Towel Day

Today at the office we are celebrating Towel Day with a lunchtime reading of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. And brownies. Douglas Adams was the first author who made me think that maybe after all I could become a writer. I’d been plagued with self-doubt for most of my life, which kept me from […]

Hear, hear.

Bravo, Topless Robot: “Topless Robot is of the opinion that this book is a cash grab by the late Douglas Adams’ wife, that Douglas Adams was so individual a writer that no one could or should try to replicate him, and that And Another Thing should be avoided at all costs. If there was a […]