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Sh*t my kids ruined: an A-Z celebration of kid-destruction

by Julie Haas Brophy

Reviewer Rating:
3

This book is based on the author's blog of the same name (I just discovered her additional blogs: sh*t my pets ruined, sh*t my husband ruined, and sh*t my wife ruined). I had no idea these blogs existed until I read the book. Their premise is: take a picture of...

Hyperbole and a half : unfortunate situations, flawed coping mechanisms, mayhem, and other things that happened

by Allie Brosh

Reviewer Rating:
5

As a long time fan of the Brosh’s blog by the same name, I’ve known for some time that this book was coming and I knew it must be mine. Brosh is a master storyteller and her stories of life on the edge of chaos, accompanied by ridiculous illustrations, can...

PostSecret : extraordinary confessions from ordinary lives

by Frank (Frank C.) Warren

Reviewer Rating:
4

Frank Warren invited people to send him secrets anonymously on postcards as part of a community art project.  Some are fantastically artistic.  Some are insightful.  Some are heartbreaking.  Some are deep.  Some are dark.  Some are very dark.  All are fascinating... 

FREE Online Entertainment

I blogged about online entertainment several months ago and talked a bit about music, TV and online games. The thing is, there is so much more you can do with free online services! If you are looking for a great time sink, check out a few of these options.

Browsing:

Stumbleupon.com - Set up a profile using your email address and let Stumbleupon know your interests. You will then be routed to websites that match your interests. Just like on Pandora, you can tell Stumbleupon if you like or dislike the sites they take you to so they can better match you next time!

Sh*t my dad says

by Justin Halpern

Reviewer Rating:
4
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I've been a fan for a while of Justin Halpern's tweets about the outrageously funny random stuff his 73-year-old dad, Sam, says, but this book was so much more than I expected. It's not just a collection of the Twitter log that Justin created a year ago, it's a really...

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