Adieu mon amis! Have a fantastic weekend. Here are some fun links to carry you into the non-working frame of mind. At some point I will have a book review posted. I’m reading The House of Spirits by Isabel Allende right now and I am adoring her. Shame on all of high school and college English Lit professors who never mandated reading one of books for class. I would love to parse through the motifs, visuals and characterizations that make up such a rich story.
– Who’s Behind the Answers on TV’s Jeopardy? – Every researcher’s dream job…where do I apply?
“Basically, the writers spend their days creating categories, and the researchers spend their days fact-checking those categories. For every fact in every clue, the writer supplies at least one source, and the researcher makes sure that there are at least two sources for each fact by the time the clue is ready.”
– Hooked on Houses: Lorelei’s House & the Gilmore Mansion! Yay! Track how the houses change over the 7 seasons of the show, as well as other behind the scenes tidbits about the cast and set designs. Now I want to rewatch all the special features disc for each season…
– The 2012 Bulwer-Lytton Award winners have been named! Congratulations to Cathy Bryant of Manchester, England for a dreadfully creepy and terrible opening line!
As he told her that he loved her she gazed into his eyes, wondering, as she noted the infestation of eyelash mites, the tiny deodicids burrowing into his follicles to eat the greasy sebum therein, each female laying up to 25 eggs in a single follicle, causing inflammation, whether the eyes are truly the windows of the soul; and, if so, his soul needed regrouting. — Cathy Bryant, Manchester, England