Cory Doctorow at 6:55 am Sat, Jun 1, 2013
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John sez, "The Falvey Library at Villanova University has just digitized a turn of the century guide to mechanical toys and small automata. They've been digitizing a lot of very interesting material--see more here."
How to make magic toys : containing full directions for making magic toys and devices of many kinds / by A. Anderson
Ye olde makers faire.
That first paragraph in the picture… I think I prefer the wood on my crotch to stay the way it is, thank you very much.
i don’t know…painting a face on the head of the wood in your crotch is a classic gag. way better then the hole in the bottom of the popcorn bucket trick.
Step 1: cut a hole in the box
As a kid I used to pour through the books in the 793.8 section of every library I visited, and I feel like I’ve seen this book before. Interesting.
And for even more Dime Novel and Popular Literature fun, please come one and all to a free conference with free lunch:
PAPER FOR THE PEOPLE :A conference on
and Early Mass Market Publishing
Monday, June 10, 2013 http://vupop.org/
Your Delta Tau Chi name is Cory “Crotch Wood” Doctorow.
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(Estimated 40,000 people cross the Bosphorous Bridge to join the protests/OccupyGeziPics)
Taksim Gezi Park in Istanbul is alive with protest at this moment.
Serge Gainsbourg and Brigitte Bardot's "Bonnie and Clyde" from 1968. The lyrics (in French) are based on Bonnie Parker's poem "The Trail's End" that she wrote several weeks before she was killed.
This terrifying Ronald McDonald/Joker mashup cosplayer was snapped at San Jose's FanimeCon 2013 by David Ngo.
Cory Doctorow at 1:32 am Sat, Jun 1, 2013
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Cory Doctorow at 8:22 pm Fri, May 31, 2013