Ready Player One by Ernest Cline (Review)
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Ready Player One by Ernest Cline (Review)

Ready Player One. By Ernest Cline. Crown Publishers/Random House, 2011. 374 pages. $24.00 The free virtual OASIS changed everyone’s lives as did its creator, having willed his massive estate to the first person to complete an online quest. In 2045, years after the race began, an avatar name finally appears on the scoreboard: that of … Continue reading

Mixed-Race Romance on the Big Screen (or not) and the Pro-Female film: The Heat (2013)
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Mixed-Race Romance on the Big Screen (or not) and the Pro-Female film: The Heat (2013)

I watched The Heat (2013) last night. Sonja came over and brought it from the library. Yes, I am slightly behind the times, I realize it’s 2014 now. But is this blog out of date? No. I want to talk about gender and race! (I know, big surprise.) Gender The successful (yet incomplete) woman A … Continue reading

internet vs libraries
Comics / Stereotypes / Web/Library 2.0

internet vs libraries

Yikes! Check out the latest comic from Married to the Sea, entitled: internet vs libraries. (Via Married To The Sea visit site for full comic)   Lately, I’ve been reading my textbook “From Boardbook to Facebook: Children’s Services in an Interactive Age,” which tries to hammer in a theme I’ve encountered a lot in library school, paraphrased: … Continue reading