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V.21 No.9 | 3/1/2012

Books

First line rundown pt. 2

More openers to recently published novels

“Tribal Police Investigator Ella Clah stood next to her department’s cruiser, a dusty, white SUV that had more miles on it than a Two Grey Hills sheepdog.”

-Black Thunder, Aimée & David Thurlo

“Dr. Alexander Hoffman sat by the fire in his study in Geneva, a half-smoked cigar lying cold in the ashtray beside him, and angle-poise lamp pulled low over his shoulder, turning the pages of a first edition of The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals by Charles Darwin.”

-The Fear Index, Robert Harris

“Reuben was a tall man, well over six feet, with curly brown hair and deep-set blue eyes.”

-The Wolf Gift, Anne Rice

“In the time when the animals were men, Coyote was living in a certain place.”

-Gods Without Men, Hari Kunzru

“A tree is brought down slowly, unlimbed, unbarked, laid bare but not barren.”

-Bring Me One of Everything, Leslie Hall Pinder

V.20 No.43 |

news

The Daily Word in ghost sex, impending asteroid doom and Justin Bieber!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

The Daily Word

Pakistan votes to normalize relations with India.

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the banks didn't cause the financial crisis.

Hermain Cain doesn't seem to know that China has nuclear weapons.

Hooray! New Mexico is number one for overdose deaths. Oh wait …

Anonymous backs away from its threat against the Zetas drug cartel, but have stepped up their attacks on child pornography fans.

Rick Perry wasn't drunk when he gave that drunk-sounding speech.

Kenyan Air Force uses Twitter to warn civilians their town is about to be bombed.

Who are the Tea Party's biggest hypocrites?

My sales manager really wants you to know about this Justin Bieber news.

Four members of a Georgia militia are accused of a terror plot.

Are ghosts having sex in this Ohio woman's house?

Prostate cancer found in 2,250 year-old-mummy

Lobos win!

There's no escaping these new speed cameras.

An asteroid will pass between the Earth and the Moon next week.

So Metallica and Lou Reed released an album together. Sigh.

What is America's most acceptable prejudice?

The case for cheap wine.

When will little Adolf Hitler be returned to his parents?

Anne Rice says the vampires from Twilight are lame.

Happy birthday Steve Ditko!!!

Thanks to Emily, Constance and John for the tips!