I recently picked up a copy of Books v. Cigarettes by George Orwell in the delightfully crooked English-language bookshop Shakespeare & Company on the Parisian left bank. 814 more words
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Let’s play pretend.
Pretend you’re a musician. You just got out of a three-year relationship. He broke your heart. Cheated on you, in fact. Even asked you for the ring back because it was his grandmother’s and he wanted to give it to “the one” and you weren’t it. 763 more words
So you want to watch 50 Shades of Gray ASAP, but you’re too embarrassed to actually go see it in the movie theater. If this describes you, don’t worry — you’ve got a few hundred thousand people just like you. 111 more words
A growing popular subject is that of the “$8 billion iPod case.” Rob Reid presents a TedTalk on this subject. He brings up the debate over copyright laws and quantitative reasoning, proposing that “we employ and enlist the cutting edge field of copyright math whenever we approach this subject.” Reid’s TedTalk does just that. 1,297 more words