The Education of Oronte Churm
February 22, 2008 - 12:28pm
You may leave your contest entry as a comment to this post, or atLitPark, where you can check out some of the competition. *** In honor of my revelation of my real name and previously undisclosed location, my online pals are sponsoring a short writing contest with big-time prizes.
February 20, 2008 - 3:41am
Before the blog post, a bit about the festivities at today’s three-ring Churm circus:
February 18, 2008 - 9:49am
Psst. Hey! Lean in a second. Come closer. Closer still.
February 15, 2008 - 9:35am
I was watching the BBC yesterday afternoon when they cut in with breaking news of the shootings at Northern Illinois University. In addition to the feeling we all know so well now--shit, it's happening again--many memories came back, since my BA is from Northern. My thoughts are with you and your families.
February 11, 2008 - 2:21pm
You know me. I’m a hardnosed intellectual, critic, and person of science, just like you. But Valentine’s Day is tricky—hard to stomach but harder to ignore, even for grizzled relationship veterans festooned with campaign medals.
February 8, 2008 - 1:46pm
You’re right. Writers in the university are often neurotics, and under-educated. They’re prima donnas. Their imbalanced juices make them sanguine, choleric, or melancholic, though rarely phlegmatic. I’ve known a terraphage, a coke hound, and one guy who found his calling after water-skiing into a dock piling. Writers are knock-kneed, pigeon-toed, nearsighted, humpbacked fancy dressers, bare-knuckle fighters and ballroom dancers. Writers are moody and vindictive. We’ve got your dog.
February 6, 2008 - 11:23am
A video on the Death Metal in the Libraries Program. Didn't your Master of LibraryScience profs tell you about this? (Note: It loaded slowly for me.) By way of our friends at Wholphin, the quarterly DVD magazine.