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The Week in Tweet, Week 41

@outshine’s already gone, already been

we’re free, so free

to secede…

Monday October 5:

[Quote for the Monday] “Wars come because not enough people are sufficiently afraid.”

[Source] Hugh Joseph Schonfield (1901 – 1988) / British writer and editor / News Review (London).

Tuesday October 6:

Goth-metal stalwarts complete their slow return from the synth-rock hinterlands. Muscular, epic, gloomy… and surprisingly contemporary.

[#SoundBytes] Faith Divides Us, Death Unites Us by Paradise Lost—http://www.paradiselost.co.uk/ / Century Media—http://www.centurymedia.com/.

Wednesday October 7:

No money, no problem. Without scarcity, need is a pipe dream; we work because we want to. My music, your novel—only fodder for dreams.

[Bio] Ben White — http://benwhite.com — is the editor of @nanoismand writer of @midnightstories. He needs a few more hours of moonlight.

Thursday October 8:

A little preachy, but the film gives that ol’ time religion a few brand new twists, and James Gandolfini gives great voice. Take the kids.

[#Spitballs] Where the Wild Things Are / Directed by Spike Jonze /http://is.gd/45vlG.

Friday October 9:

[Quote for the Friday] “The hell with it. Who never knew the price of happiness will not be happy.”

[Source] Yevgeny Yevtushenko (1933 –  ) / Russian poet / Babi Yar.

Saturday October 10:

The Martians were beat by germs
They left the world on talking terms
A Christmas card from Leader Zirth?
At least it didn’t cost the Earth!

[Bio] I’m 40, married and live in Plymouth, England. Writing is my main hobby. Quite a number of my poems/stories have been published.

Sunday October 11:

Based on a clunker comics story, this animated adaptation injects raucous humor and a breakneck pace to deliver rollicking entertainment.

[#ShineComics Extra] SUPERMAN/BATMAN: PUBLIC ENEMIES, script: Stan Berkowitz, dir. Sam Liu, Warner Premiere, 2009, $19.98/$24.98.

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