February 24, 2009
Enter the Largehearted Boy contest to win the 21-DVD The Complete Monty Python's Flying Circus: Collector's Edition Megaset. Simply name your favorite television comedy in a comment for a chance to win.
The New Yorker features a new short story by A.M. Homes, "Brother on Sunday."
It’s all a thousand times more convenient and more exciting than loading books from a PC with a cable, as you must with Sony’s Reader, the Kindle’s archrival. As a bonus, the Kindle includes a simple Web browser, great for quick wireless Wikipedia checks and blog reading.
Amazon MP3 has Willie Nelson's new 12-track Willie and the Wheel album (where he is backed by Asleep at the Wheel) on sale for for $3.
Mania lists the 20 greatest horror writers of all time.
Seattle Weekly's Daily Weekly blog examines the effects of a bad economy on used bookstores.
Imagine Peace writes a "feminist analysis of the culture treatment of and perception towards Yoko Ono."
A young Neil Gaiman reviews the Watchmen comics in this 1986 newspaper piece.
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Try It Before You Buy It (mp3s and full album streams from this week's CD releases)
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