Archives: August 2009

This is the archive page for [August 2009]; 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.

CCLaP's new book has a release date! Proofers still needed! | August 31, 2009
CCLaP's newest original book, Sally Weigel's youth/war novella "Too Young to Fall Asleep," finally has an official release date! Oh, and we're still looking for proofreaders too! Click through for all the details! | Read entire entry

Yet more interestingness: 31 August 2009 | August 31, 2009
Links to yet more interesting things recently found around the web, for August 31st, 2009. | Read entire entry

Photo of the day: "Maiko is late to work," by Reynard Karman | August 31, 2009
Today's photo: "Maiko is late to work," by Singapore-based photographer Reynard Karman. | Read entire entry

Obsession of the moment: The Bugle | August 28, 2009
Today's obsession: "The Bugle," a weekly podcast from the UK's "Times," taking an irreverent look at the top news items of the last seven days, hosted by British comedians Andy Zaltzman and John Oliver (aka "that British dude from 'The Daily Show'"). | Read entire entry

Photo of the day: "[il] molo," by Zavisa Bjelogrlic | August 28, 2009
Today's photo: "[il] molo," by French/Italian photographer Zavisa Bjelogrlic. | Read entire entry

Yet more interestingness: 28 August 2009 | August 28, 2009
Links to yet more interesting things recently found around the web, for August 28th, 2009. | Read entire entry

Justify My Netflix: Watchmen | August 27, 2009
Today's movie mini-review: "Watchmen," the high-profile 2009 adaptation of the 1986 Alan Moore comic-book classic, which proves once and for all that one can hit almost all the right notes, yet somehow get the entire f-cking song wrong anyway. | Read entire entry

Photo of the day: "Green Mill Cocktail Lounge," by the Comtesse DeSpair | August 27, 2009
Today's photo: "Green Mill Cocktail Lounge," by Chicago Flickr member "the Comtesse DeSpair." | Read entire entry

Metapost: My daily reads now available as a Google Reader bundle | August 26, 2009
Ever been interested in what feeds I read daily, in order to find the items I highlight in CCLaP's "Yet More Interestingness" feature? Well, thanks to Google Reader's new "bundle" feature, you can check out the 50 I like the most with the click of a single button. Check out the full entry here for a lot more. | Read entire entry

Photo of the day: "Chicago Air and Water Show," by Brian Bonenberger | August 26, 2009
Today's photo: "Chicago Air and Water Show," by local photographer Brian Bonenberger. | Read entire entry

Yet more interestingness: 26 August 2009 | August 26, 2009
Links to yet more interesting things recently found around the web, for August 26th, 2009. | Read entire entry

Justify My Netflix: Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters | August 25, 2009
Today's movie mini-review: 1985's "Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters," an experimental tone-poem by famed American director Paul Schrader, looking at random moments from the life of the controversial post-war Japanese author, finally out on a mainstream DVD thanks to cult-film distributor Criterion. | Read entire entry

Photo of the day: "Main Street," by Sean | August 25, 2009
Today's photo: "Main Street," by Dallas photographer Sean. | Read entire entry

Photo of the day: "Untitled," by Amanda Vanvels | August 24, 2009
Today's photo: "Untitled," by Michigan-based photography student Amanda Vanvels. | Read entire entry

Yet more interestingness: 24 August 2009 | August 24, 2009
Links to yet more interesting things recently found around the web, for August 24th, 2009. | Read entire entry

Orange Alert Press announces its newest book | August 24, 2009
My friend Jason Behrends at the Chicago-based Orange Alert Press has just announced their latest original book, an experimental project called "Prose. Poems. A Novel." by Atlanta author Jamie Iredell. Click through for the details, plus a reminder of CCLaP's own upcoming original book, finally coming out in just a few weeks from now. | Read entire entry

Justify My Netflix: Father Ted, Season 1 | August 21, 2009
Today's DVD mini-review: "Father Ted," the absurdist '90s black comedy about Irish priests in the rural countryside, from the same team that would give us "The IT Crowd" a decade later. | Read entire entry

Photo of the day: "Two Roads Diverge," by Jesse Sturgis | August 21, 2009
Today's photo: "Two Roads Diverge," by Flickr member Jesse Sturgis. | Read entire entry

Yet more interestingness: 21 August 2009 | August 21, 2009
A collection of interesting links I've been finding around the internet over the last few days, for August 21st, 2009. | Read entire entry

Book review: "Arcade of Cruelty," by Joseph Larkin | August 20, 2009
Today's book: "Arcade of Cruelty," a greatest-hits collection from long-suffering misanthrope and underground comics artist Joseph Larkin. | Read entire entry

Photo of the day: "Rainy Saturday Night on Camden St.," by Suzie McCormack | August 20, 2009
Today's photo: "Rainy Saturday Night on Camden St.," by Irish Flickr member Suzie McCormack. | Read entire entry

Obsesson of the moment: Killin' It! with Paul Crik | August 19, 2009
Today's obsession: "Killin' It! with Paul Crik," the latest far-reaching crossmedia project by Montana conceptual-art collective Goatsilk, in which they create a new-age guru and corporate motivational speaker from scratch, then see how "real" they can make him in the eyes of the public. | Read entire entry

Photo of the day: "260: I am half and half.," by "bronx." | August 19, 2009
Today's photo: "260: I am half and half.," by British Flickr member "bronx." | Read entire entry

Photo of the day: "San Francisco, Construction 129," by Chris Goodwin | August 18, 2009
Today's photo: "San Francisco, Construction 129," by Boston photographer Chris Goodwin. | Read entire entry

Yet more interestingness: 18 August 2009 | August 18, 2009
Links to yet more interesting things I've recently come across online, for August 18th, 2009. | Read entire entry

...And we're back | August 18, 2009
Happy day -- the CCLaP website starts getting updated again daily starting today! Click through for all the details. | Read entire entry

Sorry you haven't heard from me; I've been recovering from a shattered hip | August 11, 2009
I had a bicycle accident! I shattered my hip! I broke my hand! I've been in the hospital the last two weeks! That's why you haven't heard from me in so long! Yikes! Yikes! Click through for all the details. | Read entire entry