Read Print: Free books online
Read Print has an amazing selection of books, including a number that I thought were still under copyright and therefore couldn’t be put online for free, including 1984 and Ulysses.
The only problem is that they don’t have the work in different formats so you can do things like put it on […]
Read Print: Free books online
Ask A Ninja: Question 9 “Ninja Love” - WMV | Ask A Ninja
Ask a Ninja is my new favorite online show.
Subjects: free, video, humor
The Unbinding - A new serial novel from Slate.
On Monday, March 13, Slate will launch an exciting new publishing venture: an online novel written in real time, by award-winning novelist Walter Kirn. Installments of the novel, titled The Unbinding, will appear in Slate roughly twice a week from March through June. While novels have been […]
The Lit List / Stories
The Lit List is a site where readers can submit links to online fiction—including short stories, eBooks and podcasts—from around the web and vote for their favorites. The most popular stories are automatically “published” to the front page. It’s like a real-time literary journal edited by readers.
Subjects: short stories, free
WFMU’s Beware of the Blog: Sun Ra and The Blues Project Do Batman and Robin (MP3s)
In 1966, a toy company in Newark, New Jersey released a children’s record called Batman and Robin to cash in on the popular Adam West TV series of the same name. The music on the LP was credited to “The […]
Conversational Reading: Postmodernists Beware
Several consumer, arts and public interest groups today jointly sent a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee condemning provisions in the Trademark Dilution Revision Act (H.R. 683) that weaken protections for individuals and small businesses that refer to companies by their trademarks. . . .
Consumers and artists are currently protected from being […]
tarmle: Burnoff: Part 1 - The Bad Guys Win
Physical bookshops are a novelty now; they only sell works that are in the public domain, and only to a few die-hard paper enthusiasts. Their prices rise steadily as demand drops and the printing and binding industry falters. Tightened regulation has made it illegal to sell second […]
In the interest of tracking down good short fiction on the Internet, I’ve been tracking down good short fiction on the Internet.
Hospital Girl by Kate Hall
The girl in the next room is sleeping. I make sure no one sees me come in. It looks just like my room, only she hasn’t been throwing up […]
FREE COMICS | Cosmic Comics
EVERY MONDAY AND TUESDAY, FROM NOW THROUGH THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY, COSMIC COMICS WILL MATCH EVERY BOOK YOU BUY WITH A FREE COMIC OF OUR CHOICE. BUY ONE COMIC AND YOU WILL RECEIVE ONE FREE… BUY 10 COMICS AND WE WILL GIVE YOU 10 ADDITIONAL FREE…BUY 100 COMICS AND WE WILL […]
Why the media can’t get Wikipedia right
Subjects: interenet, free
The Register-Herald–Dishing it out
Man gets 5,000 free-to-air tv stations with his 13 satellite dishes…
Subjects: free, tv
Don’t Fear Google - Forbes.com
Why Google Print is not a threat to publishers or writers.
Subjects: publishing, tech, free
Imagine a world without copyright - Editorials & Commentary - International Herald Tribune
This is an interesting article arguing for an end to all copyright law, but I think it’s rather naive in a lot of its reasoning. For instance, it proposes a “one year usefruct” for works that take a large investment of capital (like […]
The Nine Billion Names of God
This is a fun short story by Kathy Kachelries on 365 Tomorrows, a site that puts up a new science fiction story every day.
“You know what Google is?”
“Yes,” I said. I was running low on patience.
“No, I mean, do you really know? More than just the site?”
Reluctantly, I shook my […]