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Tiny Booklist: Clearly Fictional Pirates (Comedic)

Written by Sarah on July 6th, 2010

The music of Captain Bogg and Salty
The pirate novels of Gideon Defoe

Tiny Booklist: News Literacy

Written by Sarah on June 4th, 2010

A list on understanding what makes the news and what doesn’t:

The essay on how news stories are written to be balanced, even if they can’t be, in Sex, drugs, and cocoa puffs: a low culture manifesto by Chuck Klosterman
It’s not news, it’s fark: how mass media tries to pass off crap as news by Drew Curtis, an excellent examination of the types of non-news in the news.
Charlie Brooker’s Newswipe, especially this segment on the structure of a TV news story.

Tiny Booklist: Ventriloquism

Written by Sarah on May 25th, 2010

A Multimedia List on the Subject of Ventriloquism
Ventriloquist Love, a song performed by Martin Mull
The Great Gabbo, a film starring Erich Von Stroheim
The Entertainer and the Dybbuk, a novel by Sid Fleischman
The Puppet Show, an episode of the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Tiny Booklist: Teeth

Written by Sarah on May 17th, 2010

Graphic Nonfiction That Involves Traumatic Tooth Loss
Smile, Raina Telgemeier
Laika, Nick Abadzis
The Photographer, Emmanuel Guibert, Didier Lefèvre, & Frédéric Lemercier*

*tooth loss in afterword