Sunday, January 31, 2010

EWR: Twenty Four Evermore






Welcome to the January 31, 2010 edition of Everything Worth Reading. A quick plea to Blog Carnival: can we please find a way to crack down on the spammers? Seriously, I had 83 submissions, and half were spammers. Ugh! In the words of that old lady in the Monty Python skit, I don't like spam! For all you non-spammers, thanks for a great bunch of posts.



anto.patterson presents Singapore: We're Gonna Be Cougar Town Baby! posted at HelloMissPatterson.

Khan Ben presents Chic Resolutions posted at Women Weblog, saying, "This year, resolve to get your chic together."

Andy Hayes presents Epic Travel Alters Your Perspective posted at Sharing Travel Experiences, saying, "Take a vacation. A long one. It might just change your life."

Sweepy Jean presents What Men Can Get Away With That Women Can?t posted at Sweepy Jean Explores the (Webby) World, saying, "Although everything I wrote is true, this is meant to be satirical!"

That's the definition of satire, no?

Darryl Lepik presents I Can Remember When.... posted at For Dads Only.

Sweet.

Howling Duck Ranch presents Searching for that 1% posted at Howling Duck Ranch, saying, "20+ months ago I quit my job with a goal of learning to provide all my own food. This is the story of my first successful moose hunt!"

POST OF THE MONTH
conditional cognition
presents Feeling the Breeze: Dreadless posted at conditional cognition, saying, "After nine years of growing dreadlocks, I’m back to where I started: bald. This post recounts some of my experiences as a dread, from DC to the OC."

Graham Phoenix presents Travel is in my Blood posted at Earth Pilgrim, saying, "Where my lust for travelling came from."

Madeleine Begun Kane presents We Don't Think We Can Dance, But We Do It Anyway posted at Mad Kane's Humor Blog.

Jim Murdoch presents Reimagining the wedge posted at The Truth About Lies, saying, "Do women write female poetry? Could you pick up a piece of writing and tell the gender of the author? Is it important? Should it make a difference? As long as marketing exists books will always be targeted and the most obvious demographic split is between males and females. So are we ever going to get to a point where it doesn’t matter? If the gender divide something that will always exist can we find a way to stop thinking about it as a bad thing?"

Cyclops4415 presents Jason's Warped TV: Mama's Family Parody posted at Jason's Warped TV, saying, "My parody of "Mama's Family"."

karen alonge presents postcards from nowhere: You say "Narcissist" like it's a bad thing! posted at postcards from nowhere.

Steve Chasey presents South Bank of the Thames posted at S&S Travel the Long Way Round, saying, "My wife and I are gearing up for a 6-month round the world trip. We just got back from the UK where we had a chance to practice our travel blogging chops!"

Steven and Debra presents The END TIMES Hoax: Airline Passenger Profiling: Why Not Do It Yourself (DIY)? posted at The END TIMES Hoax, saying, "Would you get on a plane with this guy?"

Good question.

JennH presents The Farewell (Part One) posted at Mixed Metaphor.net.

Sarah Clark presents Stupid Products: Kidz Bop posted at The Mother Load.

Peta Jinnath Andersen presents Book Love and the Kindle – A Match Made in Purgatory? posted at *Insert Literary Blog Name Here*, saying, "With the proliferation of e-readers such as the Kindle, book borrowing may soon go the way of cheap, non-Starbuckian coffee. Borrowing books is an important part of the zeitgeist. And while borrowing a book from a library or swapping one online may be a simple matter, borrowing a book from a friend is an essential process. Libraries and book swaps are impersonal. But borrowing from a friend? There’s an element of recommendation, a shared love of books and genres and particular authors."



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2 comments:

Steven and Debra said...

Thanks for including our piece about airline passenger profiling in the carnival. It's much appreciated.

conditionalcognition.com said...

Thanks for including my I'm Not Bob Marley post and selecting it as post of the month. I've been out of the blog world for a few months so I missed it until now.

I hope to be back for other good reads and submit more posts worth reading.