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Stephen King To Receive Literary Award From President Obama

Stephen King To Receive Literary Award From President Obama

mag813 September 8, 2015 0

In a movie that finally recognizes the literary merit of killer cars, killer dogs, killer clowns, killer maids, killer knick-knack stores, killer cars (again), killer sniffles, killer killers, killer Elvis Presleys, and little-league baseball,

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How Over a Million American Families Live on $2 Per Day

How Over a Million American Families Live on $2 Per Day

mag813 September 4, 2015 0

In early 2011, 1.5 million American households, including 3 million children, were living on less than $2 in cash per person per day. Half of those households didn’t have access to in-kind benefits like

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A New J.R.R. Tolkien Novel, ‘The Tale Of Kullervo’, Is On The Way

A New J.R.R. Tolkien Novel, ‘The Tale Of Kullervo’, Is On The Way

mag813 August 14, 2015 0

You’d think that the Tolkien estate had enough money; between the movies, the books, and the merch, he’s been one of the most successful dead authors for quite a while. But, apparently, there’s a

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The Price of College Textbooks is 1000% Higher Than They Were 38 Years Ago

The Price of College Textbooks is 1000% Higher Than They Were 38 Years Ago

mag813 August 4, 2015 0

The price of college textbooks has ballooned in the past 40 years, according to NBC’s latest number-crunching. Textbooks are 1041 percent more expensive today than they were in January 1977. That’s unreal, you might

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The Dorito Effect, Addictive Snackability, and the Dangers of Lab-Created Flavors

The Dorito Effect, Addictive Snackability, and the Dangers of Lab-Created Flavors

mag813 July 25, 2015 0

Snack food fans, take note: Mark Schatzker’s new book The Dorito Effect isn’t just about Doritos. I know, it’s a total bummer, but not to worry, it’s still a pretty decent read. The Dorito

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Taco Tuesday… Get the Skinny with Tacolicious!

Taco Tuesday… Get the Skinny with Tacolicious!

mag813 July 14, 2015 0

If you love tacos as much as we do, you’re always looking for new recipes and ways to spice up the simple yet delicious Mexican dish. Tacolicious is a recipe book from the most

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‘In Dogs We Trust’ The Book – A Survey of Modern Day Dog Ownership

‘In Dogs We Trust’ The Book – A Survey of Modern Day Dog Ownership

mag813 February 24, 2015 0

Exploring the special bond between dog and man, In Dogs We Trust is a 124-page hardcover book full of endearing family portraits of pups and their owners. Photographers Ollie Grove and Will Robson-Scott put together a

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HOW TO TRAVEL THE WORLD ON $50 A DAY

HOW TO TRAVEL THE WORLD ON $50 A DAY

mag813 January 13, 2015 Comments Off on HOW TO TRAVEL THE WORLD ON $50 A DAY

The ability to travel the world shouldn’t just be reserved for millionaires, rock stars, and flu viruses… us regular shlubs to see what KFCs look like in Beijing too. In his new book, How to

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A Collection of Creepy Vintage Krampus Christmas Postcards

A Collection of Creepy Vintage Krampus Christmas Postcards

mag813 December 20, 2014 Comments Off on A Collection of Creepy Vintage Krampus Christmas Postcards

The 2004 book Devil in Design by Monte Beauchamp (previously) of BLAB! features a beautiful collection of creepy vintage Krampus Christmas postcards. The book, published by Fantagraphics Books, includes interesting snippets of the history

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