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My first movie review, you know, that was official and stuff.
 
Big thanks to the +Phoenix Film Festival for inviting us to join them this year and especially for showing Robot and Frank. Check out our movie review.
As part of the Phoenix Film Festival's Opening Night Gala including the presentation of the Phoenix Film Foundation's Visionary Awards given to key contributors to the community (Bob Oldfather...
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And here's a recap of dinner with R.L. Stine including a pic of a favorite co-worker with the Goosebumps author.
R.L. Stine tells us that if you are a writer, your children will be nonreaders. He offers his son as an example. His son read book after book of Garfield cartoons but nary a Goosebumps. When we sugges...
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Covering TFOB for work means getting paid to do something I'd otherwise do for free. Don't tell my boss.
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Oh, better lock up the kiddos!
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They want us to be patient!?
"We're happy to announce that the Minecraft project on LEGO CUUSOO has passed the LEGO review and we are now developing a concept that celebrates the best aspects of building with the LEGO system and in Minecraft."
The most popular Lego-like video game ever is getting official Legos. We're getting Minecraft Lego sets, people. Back in December, the people who make Minecraft petitioned LegoCuusoo, an official bran...
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Gross, and yet so much more palatable than normal gum splatter.
I like this idea: “connect the street gum” to create graffiti portraits. BTW, this was spotted in Soho. (via Wooster Collective)
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‎"A successful novel should interrupt the reader’s life, make him or her miss appointments, skip meals, forget to walk the dog."
Stephen King was blown away by 'Lord of the Flies’ when he read it as a child. Here he describes this mesmerising first reading – and reveals that William Golding’s book inspired his belief ...
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I might get my entire experience of the festival written up at some point.
 
Our view of Tim Fort, the Kinetic King, at the 2012 Tucson Festival of Books. Stick bomb fun!
Book lovers at Tucson Festival of Books (TFOB) enjoyed more than what took place under the white tents, grabbing an author for a signature and engaging in book chat. Festival organizers provided enter...
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While you were at SxSWi, I was at TFOB.
We do more than our share of reading around this place and curses to Kevin Hearne, Cherie Priest, Angela Knight, Cynthia Garner and Yvonne Navarro for making us desire immortality so that we might fin...
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Read it. Movie rights have already been snatched up for Legend by Marie Lu. Elements of this story could be reflected with live action but Day seems animated, especially his hair. We asked Lu about it. Her reply was quick and made us long to be her friend.
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Lemony Snicket crashes Occupy Writer's website. Neil himself saves the day.
by Lemony Snicket. Thirteen Observations made by Lemony Snicket while watching Occupy Wall Street from a Discreet Distance. 1. If you work hard, and become successful, it does not necessarily mean you...
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I'm wondering if anyone has used Murdoch block and if so how it's affected their browsing.
In today’s social media connected world, when you fuck up, you can fuck up LARGE. But when you’re an international media conglomerate with a several billion-dollar market cap that a sizable portion...
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Not I, but the Burns as Murdoch is spot on. So I give this a... + 1.
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Nothing quite like Arizona Monsoon season sunsets!
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