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24 November, 2008

Literary Tastings

Perhaps now we know why Monica got Leaves of Grass from her paramour. (My pick - Walden)

Posted by Sanjeev Naik in Arts and entertainment | The good life at 5:02 AM

19 November, 2008

Work before the work

A lot of effort went into putting up this Under Construction sign!

Posted by Sanjeev Naik in The visual arts at 8:46 PM

Youtuberama

A collection of good youtube videos, via Metafilter.

Posted by Sanjeev Naik in Miscellaneous at 8:44 PM

30 October, 2008

You have been 404’d

100 funny and unusual 404 error pages.

Posted by Sanjeev Naik in The visual arts at 6:21 PM

24 October, 2008

The places we live

Jonas Bendiksen takes us on a journey from Bombay to Nairobi to Caracas and Jakarta.

Posted by Sanjeev Naik in The visual arts at 4:58 AM

28 September, 2008

Vanity Fair

Covers, Portraits & an article by Hitchens.

Posted by Sanjeev Naik in Arts and entertainment | The visual arts at 12:49 PM

27 September, 2008

Literary Oddities

A Mefi post with links to “Unusual books. Unusual art made from books. Unusual bookcover. Unusual bookshelves. Unusual bookstore.”

Posted by Sanjeev Naik in Arts and entertainment | Oddball | The visual arts at 11:32 AM

24 September, 2008

Literary Tattoos

If you love Vonnegut, and tattoos too, this is what you do. More here.

Posted by Sanjeev Naik in Blogs | The visual arts at 6:15 AM

21 September, 2008

Collecting colours over a cup of coffee

p.i.g.m.e.n.t.i.u.m - a painting a day

Posted by Sanjeev Naik in Arts and entertainment | Blogs at 6:37 AM

20 September, 2008

The 50 “Buzziest” Blog Posts

As compiled by Nerve magazine.

Posted by Sanjeev Naik in Blogs at 8:45 AM

19 September, 2008

12,000 sitting ducks

Franke James takes a creative visual route to narrate a local accident.

Posted by Sanjeev Naik in Blogs | The visual arts at 10:48 AM

12 September, 2008

That’s one reason to move!

“I moved here, primarily, to have the bigger, stronger, runway,” Travolta explains.  - via.

Posted by Sanjeev Naik in Miscellaneous at 5:13 AM

11 September, 2008

Seven years since

Looking back and forward on 9/11

Posted by Sanjeev Naik in Journalism/Media | The visual arts at 8:00 PM

Paleo-Future

A look into the future that never was.

Posted by Sanjeev Naik in Blogs at 7:59 PM

Oops

Truck spills.

Posted by Sanjeev Naik in Blogs | Oddball at 7:58 PM

06 September, 2008

The 100 Most Common English Words

See how many you can guess. (Via Chandru.)

Posted by Amit Varma in Miscellaneous at 7:10 PM

29 August, 2008

iAlive

Bloomberg accidentally releases Steve Jobs’s obituary, while the man still lives.

Posted by Amit Varma in Journalism/Media at 1:15 AM

22 August, 2008

Be careful what you wish for

Heh again!

Posted by Sanjeev Naik in Miscellaneous at 6:08 AM

21 August, 2008

Baby Boomers

Heh. (Via Arvind Krishnaswamy.)

Posted by Amit Varma in Miscellaneous at 2:34 PM

14 August, 2008

Put all those books to good use

Create a book pile.

Posted by Sanjeev Naik in Arts and entertainment at 8:40 AM

11 August, 2008

The Literary Olympics

Have a go. I scored 10.8.

Posted by Amit Varma in Arts and entertainment at 8:10 PM

30 July, 2008

Welcome! You are on The Ledge.

A gateway into “international literature”.

Posted by Sanjeev Naik in Arts and entertainment at 6:35 PM

18 July, 2008

“Viva il duce”

This is a scary story. Read the full thing. (Via Gautam.)

Posted by Amit Varma in Politics at 1:18 PM

16 July, 2008

Lessons: The Economics of Love

First off, stay with high-quality human beings. (Note: Not for “one-sided love affairs with someone who isn’t interested.”)

Posted by Sanjeev Naik in Economics at 3:55 AM

09 July, 2008

A thousand years of urbanisation

Why did Europe overtake the Arab world between 800 to 1800AD? (- via.)

Posted by Sanjeev Naik in Miscellaneous at 12:37 AM

03 July, 2008

Going once.. going twice…

Soul up for auction. Update: Its found a home - Hell Pizza.

Posted by Sanjeev Naik in Oddball at 9:18 AM

25 June, 2008

Name’s Bond. James Bond.

He’s back in the Ian Fleming “centenary novel”:  Devil May Care

Posted by Sanjeev Naik in Arts and entertainment at 10:10 PM

21 June, 2008

Sunny the supersleuth

Comics from 1984, with Gavaskar battling Bandookstan & England cricketers and evil Himalayan magicians.

Posted by Sanjeev Naik in The visual arts at 1:02 AM

20 June, 2008

Going bananas

The history of bananas in the US.

Posted by Sanjeev Naik in Miscellaneous at 9:07 PM

18 June, 2008

A huge democratic moment

“Have blogs been good for books?”, ponders Robert McCrum.

Posted by Sanjeev Naik in Arts and entertainment at 12:03 AM

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