Archives: November 2008

This is the archive page for [November 2008]; below you should see headlines and summaries of all entries posted here that month. Click the appropriate link at each to read the entire entry.

Yet more interestingness: 29 November 2008 | November 29, 2008
Links to yet more interesting stuff I've recently come across online, for November 29th, 2008. | Read entire entry

Photo of the day: "Cheval," by Jonathan Martz | November 29, 2008
Today's photo: "Cheval," by French photographer (and Canon G9 owner) Jonathan Martz. | Read entire entry

People have been saying some nice things about "Repetition Patterns" | November 28, 2008
Now that it's Thanksgiving week here in the US and I'm taking a break from major site updates, I thought it'd be a good time to mention some of the nice things people have recently started saying about CCLaP's first original book, Ben Tanzer's "Repetition Patterns." Click through for all the details. | Read entire entry

Yet more interestingness: 28 November 2008 | November 28, 2008
Links to yet more interesting stuff I've recently come across online, for November 28th, 2008. | Read entire entry

Photo of the day: "Untitled," by mar vicens | November 28, 2008
Today's photo: "Untitled," by Brazilian Flickr member "mar vicens." | Read entire entry

Personal essay: How to critique -- a not-at-all definitive guide | November 25, 2008
Today, it's a reprint of my latest guest essay for the experimental literature site Authonomy.com, run by the mainstream publishing company HarperCollins. This essay: some common-sense advice on writing better book reviews and critiques. | Read entire entry

Yet more interestingness: 25 November 2008 | November 25, 2008
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Photo of the day: "Maru," by Jael Levi | November 25, 2008
Today's photo: "Maru," by Spanish photographer Jael Levi. | Read entire entry

Announcing CCLaP's newest book: "Yet More Interestingness: The 2008 Election." | November 24, 2008
Happy day: Today marks the beginning of CCLaP's new "white paper" series, minor publications that simply collect and reprint material originally published at the website. Here, the first in the series, collecting nearly 400 bookmarks to "interesting things" concerning the 2008 US Presidential election. | Read entire entry

Yet more interestingness: 24 November 2008 | November 24, 2008
Links to yet more interesting stuff I've recently come across online, for November 24th, 2008. | Read entire entry

Photo of the day: "Ca va faire mal..." by Stéphane Giner | November 24, 2008
Today's photo: "Ca va faire mal..." by French photographer Stéphane Giner. | Read entire entry

Book review: "All About Lulu," by Jonathan Evison | November 20, 2008
Today's book: The plaintive quirky '90s-set coming-of-age tale "All About Lulu," by first-time novelist Jonathan Evison. | Read entire entry

Book review: "Still Life with Psychotic Squirrel," by CB Smith | November 19, 2008
Today's book: The blog-like collection of personal essays "Still Life with Psychotic Squirrel," by CB Smith. | Read entire entry

Yet more interestingness: 19 November 2008 | November 19, 2008
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Photo of the day: "Three Gorges Dam. China," by HL Tam | November 19, 2008
Today's photo: "Three Gorges Dam. China," by Hong Kong photographer HL Tam. | Read entire entry

CCLaP Podcast 29: Monthly Music Special | November 17, 2008
Today on the podcast: It's the November edition of CCLaP's monthly music special, wherein I highlight my favorite dozen indie-rock bands of that month, of the 30 or 40 I've come across for free online. Today's episode features 13 bands, with songs that have all been released within the last 30 days. | Read entire entry

Yet more interestingness: 17 November 2008 | November 17, 2008
Links to yet more interesting stuff I've recently come across online, for November 17th, 2008. | Read entire entry

Photo of the day: "Untitled," by "lamancia" | November 17, 2008
Today's photo of the day: "Untitled," by Taiwanese Flickr member "lamanchia." | Read entire entry

Yet more interestingness: 13 November 2008 | November 13, 2008
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Photo of the day: "time enough," by "death and gravity" | November 13, 2008
Today's photo: "time enough," by mysterious Flickr member "death and gravity." | Read entire entry

Your micro-review roundup: 12 November 2008 | November 12, 2008
Today, more small reviews of books I've recently read in my life, including Jeremy Shipp's "Sheep and Wolves," Kathryn Harrison's "Envy," Beth Fehlbaum's "Courage in Patience," and Gilbert Hernandez's "Chance in Hell." | Read entire entry

Yet more interestingness: 12 November 2008 | November 12, 2008
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Photo of the day: "F-Kurs 3.4.08," by "babyschwimmkurs" | November 12, 2008
Today's photo: "F-Kurs 3.4.08," by "babyschwimmkurs," which turns out to be the official Flickr account of Germany's Institut für Physikalische Therapie und Manuelle Medizin. | Read entire entry

Yet more interestingness: 11 November 2008 | November 11, 2008
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Photo of the day: "Yo," by "Justina" | November 11, 2008
Today's photo: "Yo," by Argentinean photographer "Justina." | Read entire entry

Your micro-review roundup: 10 November 2008 | November 10, 2008
Today, a round-up of small reviews from books I've recently read, including Philip Roth's "The Plot Against America," Hideo Okuda's "Lala Pipo," Lawrence Bush's "Waiting for God," Nick Tosches' "In the Hand of Dante," and Stephen Prothero's "Religious Literacy." | Read entire entry

Yet more interestingness: 10 November 2008 | November 10, 2008
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Photo of the day: "Untitled," by Lucia Green | November 10, 2008
Today's photo: "Untitled," by Spanish photographer Lucia Green. | Read entire entry

Yet more interestingness: 9 November 2008 | November 9, 2008
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Photo of the day: "Timeless," by Daniel Jackson Dickman | November 8, 2008
Today's photo: "Timeless," by Idahoan Daniel Jackson Dickman. | Read entire entry

Yet more interestingness: 7 November 2008 | November 7, 2008
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Yet more interestingness: 6 November 2008 | November 6, 2008
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Yet more interestingness: 5 November 2008 | November 5, 2008
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Personal essay: Show Not Tell -- a horror story. | November 3, 2008
Today, my second writing-based guest contribution to the "authonomy" blog, sponsored by the publishing company HarperCollins UK, which they've graciously allowed me to reprint at CCLaP. Here: How much exposition is too much exposition? And how do you best get rid of it? | Read entire entry

Yet more interestingness: 3 November 2008 | November 3, 2008
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Photo of the day: "Space invaders!," by Gabriel Reiss | November 3, 2008
Today's photo: "Space invaders!," by mysterious Flickr member Gabriel Reiss. | Read entire entry

Yet more interestingness: 1 November 2008 | November 1, 2008
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