Friday, December 3, 2010

Frak it Friday: Elsinore - "Wooden Houses"

First alerted to this by tinymixtapes who called Elsinore "orchestral pop wizards."

What a great video to go with such a great song!

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender

Reading this book was like making a fast friend; you want to spend all your time with them, but you know that it can't last forever. I loved this book and story, but there was one issue: zero quotation marks. Makes it hard to lose yourself in the story, because you're constantly trying to figure out if they're saying it, if its action, or if they're thinking it. Example:
That's okay, she said, rubbing the underside of her eye bone. How'd it turn out?
Fine, I said, but my voice wavered.
See how annoying that could be?

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