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Friday Things: 08/09 - out on vacation

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Heya folks!

Since I'm doing this from my iPad, my link dump won't look as pretty as usual, but I still wanted to put it here and keep things consistent since wifi is available. I guess you can say I'm addicted to blogging. 

"Top 10 Movies You Might Not Know Were Based on Comics" over at The Nerdist: http://www.nerdist.com/2013/08/top-ten-movies-you-might-not-know-were-based-on-comics/

Right now there's a big "thing" going on in Miami because the Mayor wants to shut down a bunch of libraries and fire houses. Here's an update on that: http://www.mediabistro.com/galleycat/miami-dade-readers-fight-pending-library-cuts_b75376

Did you watch Man of Steel? In case you're wondering which comics you should consider diving into after that to feed your curiosity, here's a good starting point: http://quirkbooks.com/post/you-saw-man-steel-now-what

If I ever end up owning a house with stairs, I'd want to decorate them this way: http://bit.ly/15n3KKV

Batman tights! (I can't ever get enough of these) http://bit.ly/13FQ8P4

Bookworm socks rock my world: http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/08/Bookworm-Socks/

Peter Capaldi, the new Doctor, was apparently always a bit of a Doctor Who geek. Is this what you call "meta?" http://bit.ly/17wyMBQ

Amy Dallen over at Geek n Sundry talks a bit about where to start if you're trying to get into comics: 

Apparently, there's a bookstore out there where the owner thought it was a great idea to separate a portion of their stock into different shelves based on author gender. I'm still struggling to understand what this accomplishes: 

http://bookriot.com/2013/08/08/sexism-on-the-shelves/

I'm on tumblr now! It's a new thing, and it maybe sucks, but I'm trying to have fun with it. http://geekerydo.tumblr.com 

Aaaaand that's what I've got! This week is pretty much, almost entirely devoted to books and comics, so at least it doesn't look tooooo messy. Haha. Have a great weekend!