purchased and read [Dan Brown's] Inferno
, which was inscrutable and interminable, and as I read I scribbled in its margins. When I finished, my friend David Rees, the artisanal pencil sharpener
, asked if he could borrow it. He added his thoughts. It was fun to see someone else’s words next to mine. I wrote in black pen, in cursive. David wrote in red pencil, in block letters. I was semi-serious. David swore and told a lot of jokes. Usually we agreed, but occasionally we disagreed. Here are some of the highlights
." [via The Millions
posted by chavenet
on Jan 13, 2014 -
Don't make fun of renowned author Dan Brown.
"Renowned author Dan Brown hated the critics. Ever since he had become one of the world’s top renowned authors they had made fun of him. They had mocked bestselling book The Da Vinci Code, successful novel Digital Fortress, popular tome Deception Point, money-spinning volume Angels & Demons and chart-topping work of narrative fiction The Lost Symbol."
posted by zoo
on May 11, 2013 -
Possibly the greatest comic-book ever written about a dead man wandering through Hell in search of his pants, Stig's Inferno
is available online! Issues 1
, and 7
posted by lekvar
on May 10, 2007 -
The Triangle Factory Fire of 1911.
'This site includes selected information on a terrible and unnecessary tragedy involving the death of many young working women in a New York City sweatshop at the beginning of the 20th century and the resulting investigations and reforms. '
posted by plep
on Jul 22, 2004 -