Interesting Articles While My House is Being Ripped Apart and the Phone Lines are Being Repaired

1) Some movies have an odd history and mega stars:

http://www.cracked.com/article_19287_10-movies-that-famous-people-dont-want-you-to-see_p2.html

2) Andrew Wheeler deals with a really brain dead essay from Michael Dirda, who is upset that other people like things he doesn’t:

http://antickmusings.blogspot.com/2011/07/of-bestsellers-and-their-lists.html

3) Ursula LeGuin talks about her view of fantasy:

http://blog.bookviewcafe.com/2011/06/29/it-doesn%E2%80%99t-have-to-be-the-way-it-is/

4) Not sure how experimental these books really are, or for that matter view them as that not known, but it’s still an interesting list from Apex Publishing:

http://www.apexbookcompany.com/apex-online/2011/07/issue-26-the-top-10-experimental-genre-books-youve-never-heard-of/

5) Joel Shepherd guest posts on SFSignal with cogent thoughts about women and Hollywood action films:

http://www.sfsignal.com/archives/2011/06/guest-post-joel-shepherd-on-the-secret-to-successful-female-action-hero-films/

6) Lastly, Bill Keller of the New York Times has an amusing piece lamenting his staffing difficulties because his writers keep going off to write books:

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/17/magazine/bill-keller-wants-to-ban-books.html?_r=3






 

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