CRITICAL LINKING: October 19, 2011

Our daily round-up of bookish links. Tastes great with coffee.


“Some people, such as Frey, say that objective facts bear little relationship to the truth, that there are as many truths as there are people. And just as you decide that Frey is full of it, some alien from an alternate reality chloroforms you and tries to steal Frey’s groundbreaking technology that compels the reader to feel rather than think.”

I would say this piece is a little nuts and maybe unfair. But I really don’t want to. (via Josh Christie)


Waiting for Godot takes place on a weird asteroid heading towards the sun, that’s how I see it. It’s not a real place–it’s a fantastic place. So what makes it different from a small planet in outer space? What makes it different from a post-apocalyptic landscape? Not much in my mind.”

I knew there was something I was missing about Waiting for Godot.


“This is a Chrome Experiment.”

Somewhere, Jorge Luis Borges is crossing something off his list.


“In online comics forums and other places where the issue is being debated, everyone is unhappy with someone.”

Wait a minute….disagreement and bad feeling on an internet forum? Links or it didn’t happen, NYT.


What else ya got, internet?

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