Mr. Penumbra's 24 Hour Book Store

June 13, 2009
By Bret

...is an entertaining "short story about recession, attraction, and data visualization."  Read it here.

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Legion of Rock Stars

May 30, 2009
By Bret

This celebration/desecration of popular music is explained (somewhat) here.  "Freed from the shackles of practicing..." indeed.  (I recommend Dust in the Wind.)

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I Will Be Sad...

May 21, 2009
By Bret

...if Wired magazine ever goes out of print.  An interesting discussion about print vs. online cultures is going on here, both in the post and in the comments.

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Dan Brown & American Christianity

May 20, 2009
By Bret

A New York Times op-ed column well worth reading.  Via BTW.

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Save Paste Magazine

May 14, 2009
By Bret

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