Here's a mefi post about damaged books and marginalia
. Oh, the things I've seen.
Also, two crime novelists I like: Andrew Vachss
and George Pelecanos
. Also, I'm a huge Jim Thompson
fan, but, like, guh. The man is the Elvis of crime fiction.
And, two different mefi threads
about Bush and education in Texas (check the first thread for links to anti-five-paragraph-essay arguments
). Here are the main articles referenced, from 60 Minutes II and the NYT
Also, in the both-Slashdot
category, anti-pomo-litcrit stuff from a hard scientist--in this case, an engineer