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TN Read-Along #13: Inside Scientology Discussion Thread
December 18, 2011 – 12:15 PM | 59 Comments
TN Read-Along #13: <I>Inside Scientology</I> Discussion Thread

William Poundstone is pretty good with a low-pH zinger. In Bigger Secrets, a book I've reread a hundred times thanks primarily to Poundstone's "…seriously?" prose, he gives this account of Scientology's handling of Hubbard's death:
Finally …

3/31: Project Nim
December 3, 2011 – 3:37 PM | 10 Comments
3/31: <I>Project Nim</I>

Words are a fucking nightmare when it comes to closeness, often. … Words became the enemy. — Stephanie LaFarge
Project Nim tells the frustrating story of Nim Chimpsky, a chimpanzee taken from his mother as an …

Save The Day: April 14
April 14, 2011 – 8:56 AM | 12 Comments
Save The Day: April 14

8:30 PM update
$88,772 — great work! Keep it up — remembering that I've got gift codes and a tote bag to give away 'til midnight ET tonight (scroll down for the deets)!
As Mr. Popeil liked …

ODR11 Ill-Advised Double Feature: Blue Valentine and 127 Hours
January 27, 2011 – 11:05 AM | 22 Comments
ODR11 Ill-Advised Double Feature: <I>Blue Valentine</I> and <I>127 Hours</I>

Death Race 45, Sarah 11; 1 of 24 categories completed
When "Blue Valentine" ended, I knew [Derek] Cianfrance had directed his actors, but I wasn't sure he'd done the hard work of writing (he's the cowriter).
Without …

N Cereal AA Round of 64, Flight 2: Fruit/Nut
June 24, 2009 – 11:10 AM | 48 Comments
N Cereal AA Round of 64, Flight 2: Fruit/Nut

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1 Honey Bunches of Oats vs. 16 Harvest Crunch. I know I will not carry the day here, but you guys, Harvest Crunch is sooooooo good. Sweet chunks …

Encounters At The End Of The World
February 10, 2009 – 8:45 PM | 9 Comments
<I>Encounters At The End Of The World</I>

It's stayed with me for a few days; Werner Herzog, who narrates as well as writing and directing the documentary, has a way of musing in voice-over about the prospects for human life's continued tenure …