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The Week in Tweet, Week 37

@outshine goes around the word

@outshine underground

@outshine got a mighty voice

@outshine make no sound…

Monday September 7:

[Quote for the Monday] “The mark of the immature man is that he wants to die nobly for a cause, while [..] the mature man [..] wants to live humbly for it.”

[Source] Wilhelm Stekel (1868 – 1940) / Austrian psychiatrist / (slightly paraphrased to fit in a tweet).

Tuesday September 8:

Standard stoner blues-rawk, like a three day bender: you’ll not remember much detail tomorrow, but you’ll feel sure you had a lot of fun.

[#SoundBytes] BLACK LIGHT, WHITE LINES by Sun Gods In Exile — / Small Stone Recordings —

Wednesday September 9:

Cries weak, yet eager with life. First moments afloat, echoing the blue globe. Voice rising in strength, he christens the vastness of space.

[Bio] Marie Croke’s brain resides in her little toe. As she walks it rattles around and around, occasionally spitting out something profound.

Thursday September 10:

Feminist horror comedy is neither scary nor funny, renders grrlpower as kitsch, and is ruined by excessive oh-look-I made-a-funny dialog.

[#Spitballs] Jennifer’s Body / Directed by Karyn Kasuma /

Friday September 11:

[Quote for the Friday] “If we must fight, why not go against the common enemy, the Turk? But wait. Is not the Turk also a man and a brother?”

[Source] Desiderius Erasmus (1466? – 1536) / Dutch humanist, scholar, and writer / Querela Pacis.

Saturday September 12:

Disaster! Can’t take Granddad anywhere. He got his toupee caught in the beach umbrella’s solar fan. That’s broken; we’re baking; he’s bald!

[Bio] Eva Chapman loves to have fun. .

Sunday September 13:

Part 1 of a look at the Stan Lee/Kirby team would be plenty, but there’s much more – art, analysis, history, well worth the time to read.

[#ShineComics] THE JACK KIRBY COLLECTOR #53, by John Morrow (Editor) and others, art by Jack Kirby; TwoMorrows Publishing, 2009, $10.95.

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