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Motorbikes
By gzt (Mon Jul 26, 2010 at 12:37:39 PM EST) gzt, email, lotr, odyssey, inception (all tags)
I agree with whatever journalist I read who pointed out that the sheer scale of the story (massive amount of classified information posted on wikileaks for those not paying attention) makes it almost impossible to digest and impossible to have an impact. Just like The Washington Post's recent project about security in America.

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Print Story My never having finished Don Quixote is holding me back.
Fishies
By gzt (Fri Mar 13, 2009 at 08:53:51 AM EST) gzt, cervantes, don quixote, don quijote, odyssey, auden (all tags)
I've gotten to the point in life where my never having finished Don Quixote is keeping me from my true potential as a human being. Which translation should I buy?

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Educashun
By gzt (Tue Feb 07, 2006 at 12:58:36 PM EST) homer, odyssey, failure, differential equations, beards (all tags)
I might just skip out on the whole "getting photographic evidence of the beard" thing and just shave the bloody thing in shame.

on thursday, i happen to have nothing on my schedule. friday is "suicide prevention day", a day off. starting at 8am on thursday, they will stage a reading of the odyssey which will last until they've gone through it all, projected ending at 10pm. i'll so totally be there for like 5 hours of it.

details of why inside.


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