Monday, November 10, 2008

Good morning! Here are the Monday links.

Somehow I missed the news last month that Bram Stoker's great-grandnephew is writing the sequel to Dracula. That should be interesting.

Attention, fellow readers labeled as Generation X: Did you read Highlights as a kid? You may love this website. It even has a quiz determining if you're more like Goofus or Gallant!

Artist of the week: Mark Wagner and his art from $1 bills.

What phrases get on your nerves the most? The OED has compiled a list.

Last week was not only important for elections, but it also brought the first scholarly conference on heavy metal in Salzburg! You really have to check out the program for "Heavy Fundamentalisms: Music, Metal & Politics." I love how a session on hardcore profanity and hard living is immediately followed by a tea break.

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