I.F. Stone, Kindle Mania, Joe the Plumber, Dollar Tattoo Art, and a French Poet Who Dreamed of Blogging: Today’s Five Curious Links

  1. Commentary claims journalist I.F. Stone was a spy for Stalin from 1936-1938 . . . more
  2. The New York Times says big screen e-readers, such as the new larger version of the Kindle, might save the publishing industry, and transform the college textbook industry . . . more
  3. In an interview with Christianity Today, Joe the Plumber talks some bigoted shit about gays, calling them queers, and saying that he, of course, would never let them around his children . . . more
  4. Tattoo artist Scott Campbell turns stacks of dollar bills into art by laser cutting. The Virgin Mary dollar image is especially beguiling . . . more
  5. In 1831, French poet Alphonse Marie Louis de Prat de Lamartine dreamed of blogging . . . more  

About Santi Tafarella

I teach writing and literature at Antelope Valley College in California.
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