Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-04-10

  • BLACKSAD by Juan Diaz Canales: It's got that film noir thing going on, only all the people are animals. Skeptical? It works gangbusters. #
  • This morning, instead of yelling back at her, Max ran over and gave Alice a hug and a kiss. She stopped yelling. Smart kid. #SMAtuS #
  • Alice won't nap because there's a cement mixer truck set up on the street outside our apartment. This kid loves her heavy machinery! #SMAtuS #
  • PYONGYANG: A JOURNEY IN NORTH KOREA by Guy Delisle: Quietly horrifying. Delisle makes the whole country seem like an oppressive Disneyland. #
  • REDEMPTION IN INDIGO by Karen Lord: A delight. I thought the… wait a minute. Oh hell, I can't remember if I read the book's last pages. #
  • A SICKNESS IN THE FAMILY by Denise Mina: SURPRISE! ENDING! I didn't expect it. Be glad this isn't YOUR family. Jiminy Christmas! #
  • Today's Word on the Duck: KLAXON #
  • @MarsGirl75 You know, I think that's probably where I first learned it too. in reply to MarsGirl75 #
  • @shadalicious in reply to shadalicious #
  • @hodgman BRILLIANT! in reply to hodgman #
  • DAYTRIPPER by Gabriel Ba: Fantastic non-linear story centering on the linchpins of one man's life. Truly excellent. #
  • Alice's first conversation: A: "Hi! Hi!" Sarah: "Hi, Alice! How are you?" A: "Good." Excited, with glee: "Good! GOOD!" Beautiful. #SMAtuS #
  • CAGES by Dave McKean: At times, self-indulgent in the worst way. BUT that artwork is stellar. #
  • @radiomaru How about Mark Danielewski's HOUSE OF LEAVES house? in reply to radiomaru #
  • LOCAL by Brian Wood: Boy, I'm glad I'm not in my early 20s anymore. Pretty interesting. #
  • Started reading WINNIE THE POOH with the kids last night. So happy to not read a picture book! Max had a LOT of questions. #SMAtuS #
  • JERUSALEM POKER by Edward Whittemore: Poker in the Holy Land. But oh so much more. #fridayreads #
  • Went for a walk at lunch. In the sun(!) Like I need another distraction from work… #
  • At the park, Sarah: Let's go. Max: But Mom, it's so nice out I can actually see the sun. We have bagels. Let's stay all of the day! #SMAtuS #
  • PROGRAM OR BE PROGRAMMED by Douglas Rushkoff: It's worth thinking about the world we're creating. Also: Learn to Program! #
  • @chowderino @MarsGirl75 Whooo! (Although I find it funny that you told her first… ;) in reply to chowderino #

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