When I heard that this was a parody of Jay-Z and Kanye West song, I went to check out that song (the one with the unsavory reference to the gents in Paris). I don’t like that song so much. But this, this is pretty great.
The folks at St Martin Press had a package addressed to someone who doesn’t work there with 11 pounds of pot inside. No one knows who is responsible. Definitely wasn’t the stoner in the mail room.
Doubleplusgood? A new film version of 1984 may be in the works.
Goodreads wrote an interesting article about discovering books on Goodreads and other places. Interesting pie chart. Mmmmm. Pie.
This seems inevitable. There is apparently a booming business for people to write positive book reviews of your book for you on Amazon. The going rate seems to be $5.
When my daughter sees this, we’re going to have to pack our bags for London.
Are you still keeping up with The Tournament of Books? My early pick, The Art of Fielding was eliminated this week, but it appears to be poised to return in the Zombie Round. My new favorite book, The Sisters Brothers knocked off Swamplandia!, and I think it could be the dark horse to win it all.
And don’t forget to listen to Christopher Walken reading Where the Wild Things Are.