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The Week in Tweet, Week 28

I have seen @outshine on the edge of dawn, balancing dreams on the end of thorns…

Monday July 6:

[Quote for the Monday] “I try to avoid looking forward or backward, and try to keep looking upward.”

[Source] Charlotte Brontë / English novelist (1816 – 1855) / from The Life of Charlotte Brontë by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell.

Tuesday July 7:

Cranked amps, bluesy rock, soaring solos, quiet-loud-quiet; pure summertime grunge pop, like the nineties never ended. Kick back, play loud.

[#SoundBytes] FARM by DINOSAUR JR – http://www.dinosaurjr.com/ Play It Again Sam Recordings – http://www.myspace.com/dinosaurjr .

Wednesday July 8:

So brave, so nervous. Both of them. Hand in hand, no gloves and no special suits. An unlocked hatch, a step outside. Truth: Earth survided.

[Bio] Jacques Barcia is a weird fiction writer from Brazil who’s waiting for the climate to change back to normal. www.verbeat.org/blogs/pwt.

Thursday July 9:

Good vs. Evil? Meh. If the Chosen One doesn’t get you with his magic wand, will Bumblebore you to death? Wil Hermione develop chlamydia?

[#Spitballs] Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince / Directed by David Yates / http://is.gd/1sGmU .

Friday July 10:

[Quote for the Friday] “Never trust the artist. Trust the tale. The proper function of a critic is to save the tale from the artist who created it.”

[Source] D. H. Lawrence (1885 – 1930) / British writer / Studies in Classic American Literature.

Saturday July 11:

They called Bill crazy for downloading his consciousness into a video game, but he wanted to spend more time with his kids.

[Bio] If you can catch Matthew Sanborn Smith early enough in the day, he smells rather nice.http://is.gd/ov1z .

Sunday July 12:

A wonderfully retro effort reflecting 30s-50s Sunday newspaper comics, with the first chapters of fifteen features presented tabloid-sized.

[#ShineComics] WEDNESDAY COMICS #1 [of 12] by diverse hands; DC Comics, 2009, $3.99.

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