His books to the library!
Happy Friday from your friends at the CPL!
I wonder if his alter-ego, Bruce Wayne, sits on his local library board..
“Thus did a handful of rapacious citizens come to control all that was worth controlling in America. Thus was the savage and stupid and entirely inappropriate and unnecessary and humorless American class system created. Honest, industrious, peaceful citizens were classed as bloodsuckers if they asked to be paid a living wage. And they saw that praise was reserved henceforth for those who devised means of getting paid enormously for committing crimes against which no laws had been passed. Thus the American dream turned belly up, turned green, bobbed to the scummy surface of cupidity unlimited, filled with gas, went bang in the noonday sun.” ~ (Kurt Vonnegut)
Behold the Periodic Table of Storytelling – a guide to the tropes, characters, and story elements of great stories. Complement with Kurt Vonnegut on the 5 essential shapes of stories and Nabokov on the 3 qualities a great storyteller must have.
(HT Open Culture)
Video Game Easter Eggs
Written by Melissa Oliver
It is no surprise to anybody who knows me that I am a sucker for holidays, games and home-made crafts. So naturally, I needed to combine the three and celebrate Easter the best way I know how; Video Game Easter Eggs!