The Week’s Most Popular Posts: September 7-13, 2013

Take a look back at the most popular posts from the week that was….

This is not a drill, folks….J.K. Rowling has agreed to write a series (!) of films set in the world of Harry Potter. Apparently the films will be based on a textbook used at Hogwarts, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, and will follow the adventures of that book’s fictional author Newt Scamander. 

-from JK Rowling to Write New Film Series Set in the World of Harry Potter by Jeff

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Dostoyevsky

from The Bookish Minimalists Prints of Ryan McArthur by Eric Smith

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have a weakness for reading about a certain type of literary gentlemen, and they’re not really the most respectable fish in the sea.

I’m talking about rakish Robin Hood types with a propensity for sarcastic banter. They’re clever and sassy, handy with both a rapier and a rapier wit, but never excessively cruel. They could kill you easily, but they’re not going to (or if they do, they’ll probably feel bad about it later).

-from Genre Kryptonite: Sneaky Men with Hearts of Gold by Becky Cole

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When Harry Met Ayn 6

-from When Harry Met Ayn: A Laissez-faire to Remember by Minh Le

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And the most popular post of the week over at Food Riot was…

images-342.) Not Everyone Can Have it, But You Can Actually Afford it.

The scarcity of the food gives it luxury-item status. You get bragging rights (we all like these) without dropping bank on a ‘spensive purse or you-can’t-ever-drive-this-car-because-it-cost-so-much automobile. An original Ramen Burger costs eight bucks. You get status without having to drop bank, if that’s not living the dream, I don’t know what is. And there is something very democratic about the line, first come, first serve, you don’t have to be a billionaire, you don’t have to have to be a household name, all you have to do is have an alarm clock, a tenner in your pocket, and a lot of time and patience.

-from Why I Waited Four Hours in Line for a Ramen Burger by Kit Steinkellner

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