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Archive for October 22, 2009

The Week in Tweet, Week 30

Living in a world where you’re safe from reality, won’t you take a chance and follow @outshine…

Monday July 20:

[Quote for the Monday] “Peace of mind is not attained by ignoring problems, but by solving them.”

[Source] Raymond Hull (1919 – 1985) / Canadian playwright, screenwriter and lecturer.

Tuesday July 21:

Shoegaze revival – myth or fact? Once you’ve listened to this album of densely beautiful narcotised soundscapes, you won’t care either way.

[#SoundBytes] Three Fact Fader by Engineers –… / Kscope Records –

Wednesday July 22:

An accident, the combine ate the farmer’s arm. An invention, the pharm’s bio-lattice grew him another. Come harvest, the farmer gave thanks.

[Bio] William T. Vandemark chases storms, photographs weather vanes, and writes speculative fiction. http://www.williamtvandemar….

Thursday July 23:

Vampire priest bites abused wife—they kill abuser, wife goes batshit and bites damn near everybody. Almost as cool as Oldboy…and bloodier.

[#Spitballs] Thirst / Directed by Park Chan-wook /

Friday July 24:

[Quote for the Friday] “In the best comedy, there’s clearly something wrong, but it’s secret & understated—comedy is the public version of a private darkness.”

[Source, slightly shortened and paraphrased] Paul Theroux (1941 – ) / U.S. writer / My Secret History.

Saturday July 25:

The sun is bright

the air is free

the Martian men

don’t bother me.

The soil is red

the sky is wide

I’m proud to be

a Martian bride.

[Bio] Amanda Davis is a Pittsburgh engineer with a green thumb and a taste for horror movies. She blogs at .

Sunday July 26:

Every Legionnaire ever in a massive time-swept conflict that unfortunately centers on the silly Superboy-Prime. Noise & fury to no good end.

[#ShineComics] FINAL CRISIS: LEGION OF 3 WORLDS #1-5 by Geoff Johns (story), George Perez (art); DC 2008-2009, #3.99 each.