The Week’s Most Popular Posts: February 6th – February 10th, 2012

Our most popular posts from the week that was…

“Calvin: You know, Hobbes, some days even my lucky rocket ship underpants don’t help.”

From 16 Things Calvin and Hobbes Said Better Than Anyone Else by Edd McCracken


“Sugar has a life of her own outside The Rumpus screen, yet she is still able to fully empathize with each letter that she answers in a way that makes your heart melt and your brain think that she must – she must – care about the person whom she is writing to (and the rest of us who are stooped over our screen waiting for Sugar to make it better).”

From Dear Sugar, Can’t Wait to Meet You by Wallace Yovetich


The Douglas Adams Hitchhiker Suite–42 nights in the Beeblebrox Stateroom; a towel; a nightly swim with dolphins; three meals served in five parts in the Restaurant at the End of the Universe; one babel fish to translate any books you may wish to read in another language; one witty alien roommate.”

From The Well-Readhead Inn by Liberty Hardy and Rebecca Joines Schinsky


“Fortunately, in our new-media environment, we can not only start thinking about new rules–by thinking about whether or not those old rules still matter, we can pay attention in a new way that might just help all of us remember what matters most: great writing and compelling stories.”

From The Love That Dare Not Speak Its Name: An Editor’s Dilemma by Bethanne Patrick


“I’m sorry if you’ve had that experience at other indies, but honestly- I don’t care what you read. If you want to add to your collection of mermaid erotica, I’ll help you. You want to read the next Twilight? I’ll help you. Looking for a how-to on building your own yurt? You’re the coolest! Let’s do this. There’s no judgment.”

From Confessions of a Newbie Independent Bookseller by Amanda Nelson

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