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  • MorivethMoriveth Nobody suspects a thing... Registered User regular
    Oh man I want to get Hodgman's newest book

  • DouglasDangerDouglasDanger Registered User regular
    Moriveth wrote: »
    Oh man I want to get Hodgman's newest book

    me too
    i still need the second fake trivia book

    i saw him on craig ferguson's show the other night, and i hardly recognized him. he looks really different with longer hair and a mustache

    I play games on ps3 and ps4. My PSN is DouglasDanger.
  • Lost SalientLost Salient Z is for Zillah who drank too much ginRegistered User regular
    Grey Ghost wrote: »
    @Lost Salient have you read any of John Hodgman's books of fake trivia?

    They're all fantastic but the last one might be my favorite

    Man, I... I own the first one but it got put in storage in Chicago when I moved here.

    :(

    QuW2glN.jpg"Sandra's favourite movie is escape from new York because she cries when magpie and brain die because they will never be together." i read books sometimes
  • Grey GhostGrey Ghost Look at this fuck wizard right hereRegistered User regular
    I would actually highly recommend getting the audiobooks of the first two
    They're read by him

  • Grey GhostGrey Ghost Look at this fuck wizard right hereRegistered User regular
    "That is All" literally made me laugh to tears and then almost brought me to actual tears within the space of one night

    It is way too good for what it is

  • MorivethMoriveth Nobody suspects a thing... Registered User regular
    I have the audiobook for the second one

    Well I did when I had an audacity account

  • StraightziStraightzi Registered User regular
    About to start the Decameron for class.

    Should be interesting.

    This is one of the things I am considering doing after Gentlemen of the Road

  • Lost SalientLost Salient Z is for Zillah who drank too much ginRegistered User regular
    Grey Ghost wrote: »
    I would actually highly recommend getting the audiobooks of the first two
    They're read by him

    Okay

    If these suck I'm comin' after ya

    QuW2glN.jpg"Sandra's favourite movie is escape from new York because she cries when magpie and brain die because they will never be together." i read books sometimes
  • StraightziStraightzi Registered User regular
    Given that I am likely to finish Gents of the Road tonight, what should I start next:

    Finishing Paradise Lost
    The Decameron
    Something Wicked This Way Comes
    Frankenstein
    Something else (preferably something else already on my bookshelf and it is creepy if you know everything there but whatever if you've got a good suggestion)

  • Crimson KingCrimson King YOU CAN'T HAVE THE DUFFY WITHOUT THE WYNNRegistered User regular
    hey the decameron's pretty great

    i haven't read much of it but i've enjoyed what i've read

    maybe it's just the translation i've got but it can be pretty hard to remember it's seven hundred years old

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  • Crimson KingCrimson King YOU CAN'T HAVE THE DUFFY WITHOUT THE WYNNRegistered User regular
    finish Paradise Lost then read the Decameron

    i can't stand Bradbury though so I am biased

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  • Lost SalientLost Salient Z is for Zillah who drank too much ginRegistered User regular
    Frankenstein

    Alternately

    That Regency romance you've got hidden behind your classics shelf

    QuW2glN.jpg"Sandra's favourite movie is escape from new York because she cries when magpie and brain die because they will never be together." i read books sometimes
  • Crimson KingCrimson King YOU CAN'T HAVE THE DUFFY WITHOUT THE WYNNRegistered User regular
    inside of which is secreted Cum for Bigfoot

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  • Lost SalientLost Salient Z is for Zillah who drank too much ginRegistered User regular
    That series is my classics shelf, I don't know what the rest of you have on yours

    QuW2glN.jpg"Sandra's favourite movie is escape from new York because she cries when magpie and brain die because they will never be together." i read books sometimes
  • StraightziStraightzi Registered User regular
    I think the only true trash I've got laying around is trashy horror

    Like, Fear Street

  • StraightziStraightzi Registered User regular
    inside of which is secreted Cum for Bigfoot

    If only I could get a printed copy

  • SyphyreSyphyre A Dangerous Pastime Registered User regular
    Finished up Gentlemen of the Road last night, and that was a really decent book. A good adventure story. The writing style lost me from time to time, but overall I enjoyed it.

    Steam ID - Syphyreal --- 3DS Friend Code: 2723-9387-1002
  • QuothQuoth the Raven Miami, FL FOR REALRegistered User regular
    “Hic non defectus est, sed cattus minxit desuper nocte quadam. Confundatur pessimus cattus qui minxit super librum istum in nocte Daventrie, et consimiliter omnes alii propter illum. Et cavendum valde ne permittantur libri aperti per noctem ubi cattie venire possunt.”
    Site | The Miami Grindstone | Twitter | Dropbox
  • ButtlordButtlord Fornicus Lord of Bondage and PainRegistered User regular
    Cum For Bigfoot

    that is

    that is certainly a thing i bought

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  • StraightziStraightzi Registered User regular
    edited April 2012
    Did you ever read the book four preview Butt?

    It is fucking magical

    Straightzi on
  • PeenPeen Registered User regular
    You guys talking about That Is All reminded me that I want to read it, so I went upstairs to get it, and it's shelved in New Non-Fiction. I can't tell you guys how happy that makes me.

  • YaYaYaYa Rick and Morty forever and ever 100 years! a100timesRickandMorty.comRegistered User regular
    guys

    in Melbourne there is a new independent bookstore that I found

    three things about it make me feel like it may be my new favourite place

    1. in their centre display they had Kate Beaton's book right in the middle

    2. they had a Jonathan Lethem book in a country where I have never seen any Lethem in stores

    3.

    ...

    they are called Embiggen Books


    it is a place of magic and wonder

  • Grey GhostGrey Ghost Look at this fuck wizard right hereRegistered User regular
    That sounds like a perfectly cromulent bookstore

  • YaYaYaYa Rick and Morty forever and ever 100 years! a100timesRickandMorty.comRegistered User regular
    Grey Ghost wrote: »
    That sounds like a perfectly cromulent bookstore

    literally exactly what I said to the guy who rung up my book

    he nodded sagely

  • Centipede DamascusCentipede Damascus Not tests. They were trying to kill it.Registered User regular
    dang that sounds like a quality bookstore

    wish I could visit Oz sometime

  • wirehead26wirehead26 Registered User regular
    Anyone here read the most recent Dexter novel?

  • ButtlordButtlord Fornicus Lord of Bondage and PainRegistered User regular
    wirehead26 wrote: »
    Anyone here read the most recent Dexter novel?

    i still haven't made it through Dexter By Design

    i still like the first two

    and the second's implication that doakes is just like dexter

    just has a better handle on it

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  • wirehead26wirehead26 Registered User regular
    I've read the first 4 Dexter books except for the 3rd which I was told to avoid like the plague but I still need to read the 5th one which involved cannibals or something.

  • DarmakDarmak Godking of the Snerkywizards Registered User regular
    I finished the other two books in the Leviathan trilogy and they were all pretty good. I didn't realize they would be so short though, I started and finished the last two in a day each. Less than a day, really, I started reading when I got to work and I was finished well before it was time to go home.

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  • Lost SalientLost Salient Z is for Zillah who drank too much ginRegistered User regular
    Grey Ghost wrote: »
    I would actually highly recommend getting the audiobooks of the first two
    They're read by him

    Okay

    If these suck I'm comin' after ya

    Holy shit I am laughing my ass off at The Areas of My Expertise on audiobook. The section about writing is so far my favourite.

    QuW2glN.jpg"Sandra's favourite movie is escape from new York because she cries when magpie and brain die because they will never be together." i read books sometimes
  • ShortyShorty JUDGE BROSEF Registered User regular
    Grey Ghost wrote: »
    "That is All" literally made me laugh to tears and then almost brought me to actual tears within the space of one night

    It is way too good for what it is

    the areas of my expertise did this for me

    it was the chapter entitled, "700 Hobo Names"

    Honey Bunches of Donald still makes me chuckle every time

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    and I broke parole just to get to you
  • OrikaeshigitaeOrikaeshigitae Registered User, ClubPA regular
    orphan renaldo, the boy with the haunting eyes

    formerly known, until the age of 45, as renaldo, the boy who would one day kill his father

  • AntimatterAntimatter if you want to talk to me look elsewhere.Registered User regular
  • ShortyShorty JUDGE BROSEF Registered User regular
    whippy made a character in one of her wrestling games based on rex spangler, the bedazzler

    chillaxton.jpg
    and I broke parole just to get to you
  • Grey GhostGrey Ghost Look at this fuck wizard right hereRegistered User regular
    The Unshakable Will of Wade Terps

  • Grey GhostGrey Ghost Look at this fuck wizard right hereRegistered User regular
    I'll admit, I haven't listened to the whole list of hobo names, but I did listen to the whole list of 700 mole man names

  • GoatmonGoatmon Registered User regular
    YaYa wrote: »
    guys

    in Melbourne there is a new independent bookstore that I found

    three things about it make me feel like it may be my new favourite place

    1. in their centre display they had Kate Beaton's book right in the middle

    2. they had a Jonathan Lethem book in a country where I have never seen any Lethem in stores

    3.

    ...

    they are called Embiggen Books


    it is a place of magic and wonder

    ahahaha :^:

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  • FlayFlay Registered User regular
    edited April 2012
    A bunch of friends wanted to go see The Hunger Games movie tonight, so I figured I'd read through the entire book today. Decent but...
    Spoiler:

    I'm really tempted to try rewriting the book myself just to fix the things that are really bugging me, and publish it online.

    Also I gather it's not worth reading the other two?

    Flay on
  • ButtlordButtlord Fornicus Lord of Bondage and PainRegistered User regular
    edited April 2012
    ugh goddamn you amazon

    why you gotta have library of america books for 20ish bucks a pop

    bastards

    stop tempting me

    Buttlord on
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  • AntimatterAntimatter if you want to talk to me look elsewhere.Registered User regular
    Buttlord wrote: »
    ugh goddamn you amazon

    why you gotta have library of america books for 20ish bucks a pop

    bastards

    stop tempting me

    http://www.amazon.com/quot-Myths-amp-Mankind/lm/R1PFS28G5MZQTS

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