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The Truth About Book Collections Cartoon (0)

December 12, 2014 • Elsewhere

Tom Gauld’s cartoon about his book library that seems pretty dead on accurate for most people who still own and collect dead tree books is available in print form at his website.

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Fictional Bands: Bobby Knight Ranger (0)

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I’m still recovering from the shock of its time-jump ending, but one of many memorable and subtle moments in the season six finale of Parks and Recreation was one of the bands that took the stage for the Pawnee/Eagleton Unity Day concert. While Jeff Tweedy’s cameo was obvious and already the subject of a previous […]

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The Truth About Book Collections Cartoon (0)

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Tom Gauld’s cartoon about his book library that seems pretty dead on accurate for most people who still own and collect dead tree books is available in print form at his website.

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New project from former Saxon Shore members available for pre-order (0)

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Williams Shift, the new project of longtime friend of this site Matthew Stone (Saxon Shore, Soporus and Somerset way back in the day) and Stephen Roessner (Saxon Shore, Small Signals) is available to pre-order from Burnt Toast Vinyl.

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‘No No: A Dockumentary’ trailer (0)

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A new documentary tells the wild story of Dock Ellis, the Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher who famously pitched a no hitter on LSD in 1970.