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    weekly offering (nov 25-dec 2)

    Letter to students: "No, You Cannot Be A Professor"

    Could This Happen?: the science fiction / futurity blog of my BU colleague Joelle Renstrom

    The syllabi and course handouts of David Foster Wallace (one, two)

    The to-do list of Leonardo da Vinci

    Critics for the Guardian choose their year-end best books

    Another year-end best book roundup (from the New York Times)

    Six classic works of philosophy recommended by Alain de Botton

    Harvard Book Store's Winter Warehouse Sale begins tomorrow

    Terry Riley will be playing with an MIT gamelan orchestra later this month

    Joshua Glenn reports on Rosamond Purcell, a collector / organizer / photographer / philosopher of Maine junk

    Don DeLillo reports on a (fictional?) compulsive gambler in this 1972 Sports Illustrated piece

    Jonathan Rosenbaum reports on an interesting-looking but hard-to-find documentary about sea cargo shipping

    Zombie subdivisions around Phoenix

    Is Skyrim a "habitable" game environment? Kotaku's Kirk Hamilton suggests that the answer is yes

    Long essay on the "Player Character" in digital games

    What happens when your confessional blog gets you in trouble with your writing program

    "How Violent Sex Helped Ease My PTSD"



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