Tag Archives: nonfiction

…But Don’t Take My Word For It!

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Live Long & Prosper, or, Why I Love George Takei

Oh man, I love George Takei. My Mom is a bit of a Star Trek fan from back in the day, to be honest it’s the only sci-fi she really cares for, so we went to the Springfield Symphony Orchestra … Continue reading

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<3 Less Than Three <3

For Valentine’s Day weekend (Saturday February 12th, 2011), my local paper, The Springfield Republican, ran the following piece featuring the work of my incredible, brilliant, amazing, extraordinary, fantastic, sarcastic, talented, smartypants, and just all-around awesome boss, the Mount Holyoke College … Continue reading

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Who I’m Thankful For: Patricia J. Albright, Archives Librarian

I’ve wanted to be an architect since before I knew what architecture was. In elementary school, I created elaborate backstories for my Barbie dolls then designed houses out of shoeboxes, toilet paper tubes, those little square wallpaper and paint sample … Continue reading

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Careless Whispers

If you haven’t already, please check out my Veteran’s Day review of Design For Victory: World War II Posters On The American Home Front by William L. Bird, Jr. and Harry R. Rubenstein. Please to enjoy some of my favorite … Continue reading

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Brother, You’re Never Fully Dressed Without A Smile

All of this Girls Gone Wild Book Club talk about sex and porn has really gotten my imagination going. So I will share a few serious and hopefully relevant links on the subject! Plus the funny bits, of course. Please … Continue reading

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Girls Gone Not-So-Wild

Note To Self: Read a book in full before you choose it for your fledgling blog’s book club. Seriously. Huge fucking mistake! Turns out Bound & Gagged: Pornography & The Politics Of Fantasy In America isn’t as much of a … Continue reading

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Loose Lips Sink Ships (REVIEW)

Title: Design For Victory: World War II Posters On The American Home Front Authors: William L. Bird, Jr. and Harry R. Rubenstein Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press Release Date: June 1998 Paperback, 120 pages My Rating: 4/5 stars     ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ … Continue reading

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Her 15 Minutes Aren’t Up Yet (REVIEW)

Title: Dirty Sexy Politics Author: Meghan McCain Publisher: Hyperion Release Date: August 2010 Hardcover, 194 pages My Rating: 2/5 stars Synopsis: Meghan McCain discusses her time spent on the campaign trail during her father John McCain’s 2008 bid for President. … Continue reading

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