Rachel. FSU alumna. Currently getting my MLIS in Archives Management at Simmons College. I blog puns, archival material, nerdgasms, books, art, and whatever else toasts my bagel.
Gettin that vert! #neversettle
I’m not sure whether to be impressed by my roomie or disgusted by myself.
HOW LONG IT TAKES TO READ THE WORLD’S MOST POPULAR BOOKS: http://shortlist.com/entertainment/books/how-long-it-takes-to-read-the-worlds-most-popular-books
Bollocks. 4 days for game of thrones. Constantly reading you could do one book in 4 days if you read at a pretty average pace. And they dont include the rage quits. I recon Im a pretty fast reader but a chunky Harry potter book is still the better part of a day to read.
For Banned Books Week, here’s a round-up of banned books with some kind of historical flavor, all available to read online for free.
I make fun of conjoined apple twins in my spare time. (at Honey Pot Hill Orchards)
Thirty Pieces of Silver by Cornelia Parker
Photograph by Shannon Tofts.
London-based sculptor and installation artist Cornelia Parker has an affinity for smashing things. According to her bio, the artist “is fascinated with processes in the world that mimic cartoon ‘deaths’—steamrollering, shooting full of holes, falling from cliffs and explosions.” So it makes perfect sense that in Thirty Pieces of Silver, the artist had 1,116 silver objects flattened with a steamroller so that she could turn them into this thought-provoking, suspended installation.
After 5 hours in a bar screaming my head off for FSU, my Seminole heart is exhausted by happy.