Sunday, April 26, 2009

The Big Snark-Off: Heaving Bosoms Edition!

Booktender, have you gone mad?
No, just promoting a way cool book doing actual literary criticism of the romance genre. An in-depth inquiry into the romance novel and its reflection of popular culture.
And never refer to this literature as "bodice-rippers" or the Smart Bitches, Trashy Books posse will come and beat your ass. srsly

Only in libraryland would this be a snark: Congratulations to Kite Runner for being the sole representative of adult lit! Top Ten Most Frequently Challenged Books of 2008 via PLA Blog by Kathleen Hughes on 4/21/09
While related to HDT, this goes far beyond. Still, this is just the thing for those of you wishing to scan your books: diy book scanners on instructables via by jessamyn on 4/20/09
You can make your own fancy-pants book scanners from trash and cheap cameras, instructables shows you how in just 79 easy steps!

Not surprisingly, we did, in fact have patron poop in the bookdrop last week. I love my job.
Earth Week, Celebrating via A Librarian's Guide to Etiquette by J on 4/21/09
Librarians can celebrate Earth Week by...
Unplugging all of the library's computers
Burning library books to save fossil fuels
Encouraging staff to not shower for a week
Only circulating green books
Using patron poop to fertilize library landscaping

Rush Limbaugh Really Irritates Me Department
Limbaugh Says Obama Is Like Stalin
via The Limbaugh Lie Of The Day by (Joseph Lyles) on 4/21/09

Funny Pictures Department:

This one reminds me of the park behind the library: I’ve fallen and I can’t get up
via Picture Is Unrelated - WTF Pictures by pizzaburger on 4/22/09

Below, a historical reference: Concerts are never as fun in Russia via Picture Is Unrelated - WTF Pictures by pizzaburger on 4/17/09

And, finally, time-travel: Going to future, BRB via Picture Is Unrelated - WTF Pictures by pizzaburger on 4/16/09

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