The Literature Clock tells the time by using a quote from a book. I checked the website at 5:58 pm, and it read "When he arrived it was nearly six o'clock, and the sun was setting full and warm, and the red light streamed in through the window and gave more colour to the pale cheeks.- Dracula, Bram Stoker". You can even choose an option to skip NSFW book quotes if you're using the site in a classroom setting, or if you're in a prim and proper mood. Either way, the Literature Clock is a way to nerd out while you keep track time.
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Samantha Culp brilliantly distills the peculiar fandom around The Backrooms: a literary-expository subculture built around one of the most subtly disquieting images ever posted online. The uncanny photo, origin still unknown, inspired dread but also intense creativity. Fans drew, wrote and developed art, stories and games which spread the memetic horror to new audiences. This… READ THE REST
The Fence reports All Possible Plots By Major Authors: "We praise canonical authors for their boundless imagination. Then why do all their plots feel the same?" [via Metafilter] W Shakespeare You become King. This turns out to have been a very big mistake. READ THE REST
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