Snail Mail My Email: Handwritten Letters in a Digital World

By Ivan Cash

Feeling nostalgic for the virtually forgotten written letter, writer and previous advert guy Ivan funds fell upon an easy suggestion: he invited somebody on this planet to ship him an e-mail, and he'd write it out in a letter and mail it, at no cost. members might even request a doodle or to seal it with a kiss.

What began as a private artwork undertaking exploded right into a world wide occasion. As requests poured in, money enlisted a world military of volunteers who helped create greater than 10,000 letters despatched everywhere in the globe.

An addictive and crafty window into daily lives, Snail Mail My Email is a set of the main memorable letters and moments from the venture, and a reminder of the facility of private connection in a electronic global.

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Club Monstrosity

By Jesse Petersen

Natalie’s certainly one of Frankenstein’s creations and works in a brand new York urban morgue. So of course she wishes remedy. She and her friends—er, fellow monsters—have shaped the world’s such a lot unique, such a lot dysfunctional help workforce. What might cross wrong?

Undetected within the sleek international and stressed to stick that manner, Natalie gray, Dracula, Bob the Blob, and others (including the fetching wolfman Alec) meet frequently to discuss the pressures of being notorious within the ny. issues comprise how lengthy it’s been in view that their final sighting, how their “story” creates stereotypes they can’t satisfy, and—gasp—sometimes even their emotions. but if their pervy Invisible guy, Ellis, is killed in a way such as the H.G. Wells novel, it’s transparent someone’s stumbled on their lifestyles and is down for a few monster busting.

Led through Natalie—and certainly not helped by way of Hyde’s bloodthirsty tendencies—the individuals of Monstofelldosis nameless band jointly for defense and a bit sleuthing. And maybe—maybe—if they don’t prove lifeless, they’ll prove associates someplace alongside the best way.

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The Art and Making of Peanuts Animation: Celebrating Fifty Years of Television Specials

By Charles Solomon

For the 1st time, this deluxe visible background treats Peanuts fanatics to an in-depth examine the artwork and making of the loved lively Peanuts specials. From 1965's unique vintage A Charlie Brown Christmas throughout the 2011 free up of Happiness is a hot Blanket, animation historian Charles Solomon is going backstage of all forty five motion pictures, exploring the method of bringing a much-loved caricature to lifestyles. The booklet showcases the artistic improvement over the years with wonderful, never-before-seen suggestion paintings, and weaves a wealthy background in accordance with dozens of interviews with former Peanuts administrators, animators, voice expertise, and structure artists, in addition to present people. Filling a void in animation publishing—there isn't any different background or paintings publication of the Peanuts specials—this quantity celebrates 5 a long time of the artistry and humor of Charles M. Schultz and the artists who reimagined the comedian for the display.

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Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Attack of the Factoids: Bizarre Bites of Incredible Information

By Bathroom Readers' Institute

Weighing in at over four hundred pages, Uncle John’s toilet Reader assault of the Factoids is a fact-a-palooza of vague info. Like what, you ask?
Well, were you aware that bats constantly flip left after they go out a cave? How approximately that during the Nineteen Sixties astronauts proficient for moon voyages by means of jogging on Hawaiian lava fields? additionally, Lloyd’s of London insured Bruce Springsteen’s voice for 3.5 million English kilos, army bathroom paper is outlined in a camouflage layout, Elvis Presley constantly wore a helmet whilst gazing soccer on television, King Henry VIII’s women at court docket had a ration of 1 gallon of beer in step with day, it takes the power from 50 leaves on an apple tree to provide one ripe fruit, and the one kingdom to host the summer season Olympics yet no longer win a unmarried gold medal used to be Canada, in 1976. yet that’s just the start! So what are you looking ahead to? ATTACK!

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The Best of Uncle John's Bathroom Reader

By Bathroom Readers' Institute

Discover what hundreds of thousands of minutiae fans already comprehend: Uncle John is your number one resource by way of throne-room studying leisure. This e-book celebrates the superior articles from the BRI’s first ten years--plus one hundred fifty all-new pages! As consistently, the contents are divided through size: brief articles for the reader at the cross, medium articles when you've got a couple of minutes to spare, and the prolonged sitting part for these really leg-numbing stories. examine . . .

- The beginning of Twinkies
- Who invented the Hula Hoop
- The untold background of the 3 Stooges
- house bogs: the place no guy has long gone before
- 1876: the 12 months they stole the presidency
- The FBI’s "Ten so much Wanted" list
- the best way to begin your personal country
- famous person imposters
And a lot, a lot more!

Finally--after seven years and 7 volumes of bestselling toilet examining, the rest room Reader's Institute has compiled a big stand-alone (or sit-alone) volume--400 pages of the funniest, most unearthly, so much exciting articles, charges, and puzzles from past versions, plus two hundred new pages of latest fabric.

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Great Granny Webster (New York Review Books Classics)

By Caroline Blackwood

Nice Granny Webster is Caroline Blackwood's masterpiece. Heiress to the Guinness fortune, Blackwood used to be celebrated as an excellent attractiveness and marvelous raconteur lengthy prior to she made her identify as a strikingly unique author. This macabre, mordantly humorous, partially auto-biographical novel finds the gothic craziness backstage within the nice homes of the aristocracy, as witnessed during the unsparing eyes of an orphaned teenage lady. nice Granny Webster herself is a wonderful monster, the chilliest of matriarchs, presiding with steely self-regard over a panorama of ruined lives.

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Va-t-en-guerre (Les annales du Dique-monde, Tome 21)

By Terry Pratchett

Au milieu de l. a. mer Circulaire, une île a fait floor entre les territoires d'Ankh-Morpork et d'Al-Khali, capitale du Klatch. Les deux cités en revendiquent l. a. propriété. Le ton monte. Des foules se rassemblent. D'anciennes querelles se ravivent. Ils sont pas comme nous. Et, lorsque le Klatch dépêche à Ankh-Morpork un ambassadeur extraordinaire, une flèche l'abat au cours d'un défilé dans los angeles cité. Alors, tandis que deux armées vont se mettre en marche, le commissaire divisionnaire Vimaire, du Guet municipal, ne dispose que de quelques heures, avec ses mulets, pour s'occuper d'un crime si grave qu'il n'existe aucune loi pour l'interdire : l. a. guerre.

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John Dies at the End

By David Wong

NOW an enormous movement PICTURE


You would not have touched this ebook together with your naked hands.

NO, do not positioned it down. it is too overdue.

They're observing you.

My identify is David Wong. My ally is John. these names are faux. you'll want to swap yours.

You won't need to know concerning the issues you will learn on those pages, approximately the sauce, approximately Korrok, in regards to the invasion, and the longer term. yet it is too past due. You touched the ebook. you are within the video game. you are below the eye.

The basically protection is wisdom. you must learn John Dies on the End, to the top. Even the half with the bratwurst. Why? you simply need to belief me.

The very important factor is this:

The drug is termed Soy Sauce and it provides clients a window into one other measurement.

John and that i by no means had the opportunity to decline.

You nonetheless do.

Unfortunately for us, when you make the fitting selection, we are going to have a miles tougher time explaining the way to fight off the otherworldly invasion at present threatening to enslave humanity.

i am sorry to have concerned you during this, i actually am. yet as you examine those bad occasions and the very dark epoch the realm is set to go into for that reason, it's important you retain something in brain:

None of this is often used to be my fault.

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Le fabuleux Maurie et ses rongeurs savants (Les annales du Dique-monde, Tome 28)

By Terry Pratchett

Vous connaissez l'histoire du joueur de flûte de Hameln ? Les rats avaient envahi l. a. ville, les habitants se désespéraient ; un joueur de flûte vint les sauver, qui ensorcela les rats au son de son tool et les healthy quitter los angeles ville derrière lui pour les noyer dans l. a. rivière.
Imaginez maintenant des rats intelligents qui soient de mèche avec le joueur de flûte... et pilotés par le roi de l'arnaque soi-même, le fabuleux Maurice, le chat de tous les chats. Ça, c'est une mix qui peut rapporter gros.
Jusqu'au jour où los angeles tremendous équipe s'attaque au bourg de undesirable Igoince où l'attendent le mystère, los angeles terreur et le Mal.

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