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"The bookful blockhead ignorantly read" - Alexander Pope

A Short History Of Book Reviewing's Long Decline: 'By the time of the first quote “book-review,” criticism had been in circulation for centuries—long enough for writers to know how it can sting. Understandably, then, the critic’s skepticism of an artist's genius has invariably existed alongside the artist's doubt over the critic's judgment.' [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on Sep 22, 2012 - 11 comments

Goodbye, Hotmail

Bored of Gmail? Why don't you try Outlook?
posted by vidur on Jul 31, 2012 - 236 comments

The Matrix Unloaded

This guy has hit the nail on the head. I've been marveling at how it was possible to completely screw up the sequels to what I consider the greatest action movie of all time. Matt Feeney has precisely and eloquently pinpointed everything wrong with the Matrix sequels.
posted by aznblader on Nov 10, 2003 - 49 comments

Slate Survey of Beers

Slate did a neat survey of beers, in attempt to get the best beer for one's buck. This should be required material in every American high school. ;)
posted by tdecius on Oct 6, 1999 - 2 comments

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