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Fusenews: Confessions of a syllabus addict

thenshefell

Allrighty then (remember when this phrase was a thing?).  Time to whip out a Fusenews in this new format.  Let’s crank her up and see what she can do! Let’s start with the me stuff.  This happened while I was on vacation:  The folks at the New York Times asked me to be a part [...]

Fusenews: “swinish Milneish parts”

greeneggsbig

All right, all right, all righty, all right then.  Where to begin . . . I know.  With a tribute that deserves notice first and foremost.  I had heard that Laura Amy Schlitz was writing an obituary for her friend, fellow writer Eva Ibbotson.  I expected it to be brilliant.  It has, in fact, exceeded [...]

Happy Halloween! Video Sunday Goes Goth.

Dickens

You could be forgiven for thinking you could get through the day without seeing a Dickensian interpretation of Thriller.  Some folks are Harry Potter fans.  Others love Oz.  It is the Dickens fan that is the most interesting to me sometimes, though.  My friend Marci informed me that when Michael Jackson died there were a [...]

Halloween Picture Books: Wherefore the Style?

andthencomes

Lazy, Betsy.  Truth be told I’d love to laze about allowing my serving boys to feed me peeled grapes as I recline on a divan composed entirely of rejected F&Gs.  Instead, I’m going to do a very small Halloween round-up post.  This is unusual.  I know that real review journals like Kirkus like to round-up [...]

Video Sunday: “So I like to think that I killed him.”

tobin

Consider the book trailer not just as an advertisement for a book, but as a short film in and of itself.  When we consider the future of online book advertising, we may notice that films for books are becoming longer and better constructed than those of the past.  This video starring M.T. Anderson is no [...]