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A Tale of Two Cities
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christopher christopher said: "full review coming: but hands down, chuck dick is my favorite author, and this is probably the greatest opening to a book i've ever read. "

 

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Understanding Comics by Scott McCloud
Understanding Comics
by Scott McCloud
recommended for: any artist/storyteller
read in October, 2002
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I've read and reread this book countless times. it is one of my favorite analyzations of the comic book art form, from one of the smartest men in comics. But every time i read this comic about comics, (and more importantly: how our brains work in reg...more
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Female Chauvinist Pigs by Ariel Levy
Female Chauvinist Pigs: Women and the Rise of Raunch Culture
by Ariel Levy
recommended for: boys and girls
read in January, 2007
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I saw this woman on The Colbert Report, and was impressed with her take on her "ride along" with the crew (and cast) of Girls Gone Wild; interviewing many of the GGW stars, and asking them why they're doing it? most of the girls replied that their be...more
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A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
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full review coming: but hands down, chuck dick is my favorite author, and this is probably the greatest opening to a book i've ever read.
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The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand
The Fountainhead
by Ayn Rand
recommended for: smart people
read in August, 2007
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This is the second time i've read this book. And my feelings havn't so much changed; but, refined themselves. This isn't a novel that's a great part of a "neocon/republican/nazi" - complete breakfast, and those who see it that way, i feel are shallow...more
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Transmetropolitan, Vol. 1 by Warren Ellis
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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling
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I read the last chapter and the epilogue for this book; having never read any of the previous books, i was pretty impressed. I even got chills on the last line, and i was pleased to see that JK, didn't kill off our hero and make him a christ figure a...more
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Bernini by Rudolph Wittkower
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the man truly was a genius.
We have the same birthday.
He sculpted "The Rape of Persephone" when he was 17 (possibly with help from his father, but mutherfuckin' STILL!!!)

my jealousy is as big as a really big something. one day i hope people will ment...more
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"I'd also like to add, that I hope Cronenberg adapts "Lost Girls" to the screen. Let's throw an olsen twin in there while we're at it. "
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Watchmen by Alan Moore
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The first and most likely, best graphic novel in what i've called British Angst Bebop. This was first comic to basically rape the comic popular culture, and inspired so many other writers from across the pond, to peel back the scaly veil of superhero...more
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Bradbury Speaks by Ray Bradbury
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fantastically charming. Candid and a quick read. We learn about the man in his own words and that he is much deeper than some of his more didactic fiction would lead us o believe.
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