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007, Moby-Dick, Literates

October 19, 2012 | by

  • The handwritten contract for Moby-Dick.
  • The top ten literary parodies! (Warning: highly subjective and skews very British. But then, it would.)
  • Watch the trailer for Midnight’s Children. In the words of one YouTube commenter, “can b a gud movie for literates.”
  • In news that will shock no one, Swedish researchers find writers are unusually prone to depression, mood disorders, and substance abuse.
  • The Economist charts the kills, conquests, and tipples of the various James Bonds.
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    1. Joe Carlson | October 19, 2012 at 10:11 am

      Don’t “Swedish researchers” find anxiety, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia just about everywhere? Even in DE DUVA?
      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8X2QmLWWxq4

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