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William Shatner Makes Palin’s Speech Into Poetry

This is pretty old news, but I’m just now getting around to posting it. If you haven’t seen William Shatner recite Sarah Palin’s speech, please do so now.

Via The Huffington Post.

College English Class on the Postprint Era

Excellent looking course syllabus and overview for Internet-Age Writing. The class is ENG 371WR: Writing for Nonreaders in the Postprint Era.

Week 4 looks excellent:

Week 4: The Kindle Question

Is Amazon’s wireless reading device the Segway of handheld gadgets? Should it be smaller, come with headphones, and play MP3s instead of display book text? Students will discuss.

Also not to be missed are the course electives.


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Quote of the Week

From “Much ado about Levi” on

But [Sarah] Palin has never been known for her nimble handling of nuance, or truth, or words.