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links for 2/11/11

The Beauty of Books Episode 1: Ancient Bibles – BBC documentary about books. It sounds amazing. Thermic lance made with spaghetti.

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I know I already did Intron Depot, but I…

I know I already did Intron Depot, but I think Ghost in the Shell is awesome enough to deserve its own entry. This is the English version of the graphic novel, I also have a bunch of the individual issues … Continue reading

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Books by the week now – Snowcrash

OK Well it's been far too long since my last post so I'm going to go ahead and make one. Doing a book every day was getting a little crazy so I'm going to cool it a bit and go … Continue reading

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Dune

Dune was one of the first adult novels I ever read on my own.  I’m not sure where I got it from, probably the library, but it took me forever to read it. I also saw the David Lynch movie … Continue reading

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Dali

Surrealism is pretty cool.  Salvador Dali is another one of these guys that is ubiquitous on the walls of college students, and a big seller at poster sales. His paintings are pretty great, but I also like his forays into … Continue reading

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Van Gogh Face to Face

It might be a cliche to like Van Gogh, but I do.  I may or may not have had the ubiquitous Starry Night poster on my dorm room wall at some point. Ths book was produced by the DIA for … Continue reading

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Intron Depot

Masamune Shirow is one of my heroes, and this is a collection of sketches, paintings, line drawings etc, by him. He’s the creator of Ghost in the Shell, Dominion Tank Police, Appleseed, and various other robot-centric future stories.  Some of … Continue reading

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