The Reading Mouse

Lifestyles of a part-time librarian and full-time geek.

7 notes

constantinevalhouli:

Thank you Vanyaland, for an awesome interview: “Aborigines have ‘songlines’, singing the stories of the land as a way of finding their way. These maps are, perhaps, our songlines. This is a reminder to see a street you’ve walked down countless times with new eyes.” 
http://www.vanyaland.com/2014/07/21/road-runners-boston-music-map-city-soundtracked-lyrical-reference/

This is amazingly awesome! I love finding songs that reference Boston.  (Direct link to map here)
(It is missing Tomorrow May Be Another Day by The Folk Implosion, though - a favorite of mine during college because it references Broadway and Davis Square.)

constantinevalhouli:

Thank you Vanyaland, for an awesome interview: “Aborigines have ‘songlines’, singing the stories of the land as a way of finding their way. These maps are, perhaps, our songlines. This is a reminder to see a street you’ve walked down countless times with new eyes.”

http://www.vanyaland.com/2014/07/21/road-runners-boston-music-map-city-soundtracked-lyrical-reference/

This is amazingly awesome! I love finding songs that reference Boston.  (Direct link to map here)

(It is missing Tomorrow May Be Another Day by The Folk Implosion, though - a favorite of mine during college because it references Broadway and Davis Square.)

Filed under boston music map the folk implosion

37 notes

latefees:

mylifeinthelibrary:

mylifeinthelibrary:

If you’re a teen looking for a good book to make you laugh, check out this novel. Our hottest read is Swim the Fly by Don Calame. This book has everything: grandpas hitting on widows at funerals, crossdressing, blackmail, bugs flying up your nose, and a fifteen-year-old pooping his pants.
(This is how I feel when describing this book. It’s quite fun. I highly recommend the audio, if only for the scene with the bug going up his nose. No way that’s as good on paper.)

I was going through my tag to prepare for a few booktalks I need to give tomorrow and now I’m tempted to do them all in Stefon’s style.

Do it

Not only is this a perfect description of Swim the Fly, but it makes me want to do Stefon booktalks too like mylifeinthelibrary.

latefees:

mylifeinthelibrary:

mylifeinthelibrary:

If you’re a teen looking for a good book to make you laugh, check out this novel. Our hottest read is Swim the Fly by Don Calame. This book has everything: grandpas hitting on widows at funerals, crossdressing, blackmail, bugs flying up your nose, and a fifteen-year-old pooping his pants.

(This is how I feel when describing this book. It’s quite fun. I highly recommend the audio, if only for the scene with the bug going up his nose. No way that’s as good on paper.)

I was going through my tag to prepare for a few booktalks I need to give tomorrow and now I’m tempted to do them all in Stefon’s style.

Do it

Not only is this a perfect description of Swim the Fly, but it makes me want to do Stefon booktalks too like mylifeinthelibrary.

(via notyourstereotypicallibrarian)

Filed under swim the fly stefon tumblarians