A collection of stuff, things, nonsense, rants, raves, pretties, sillies, and gee-gaws from Rev. Hugo Nebula, Ordained Minister of the Church of the SubGenius.
(And boobs. Sometimes there are boobs. Just like in real life.)
Thank you for reading.
"Libraries encapsulate the history of knowledge and stand as monuments to different epochs in architecture, interior design and art. When Dr. James Campbell of Cambridge University could not find a book that traced the history of library buildings through the ages, he decided to write one himself. With the renowned architectural photographer Will Pryce he embarked on an epic journey across 21 countries, visiting 85 of the world’s greatest libraries. Three years later the result is The Library: A World History, the most complete account of library buildings to date. Here James Campbell and Will Pryce take us on a virtual journey through some of their favorites…”
"The design consisted in creating an ‘inhabitable’ Little Free Library, where users could immerse themselves and take the time to browse through books and borrow or exchange them. The structure is built out of an upside down plastic tank and a wooden frame. Perforations around the tank allow visitors to peek inside and preview the interior, which invites them to duck under and discover the book collection while still having a connection with the exterior."
"This morning, word got out in Belgianmedia that SABAM is spending time and resources to contact local libraries across the nation, warning them that they will start charging fees because the libraries engage volunteers to read books to kids.
"Most of us regard Kurt Vonnegut’s classic novel Slaughterhouse-Five as a masterpiece of thought-provoking science fiction, but the School Board of Republic High School in Missouri felt differently. They decided to ban the novel.
"And in response, the Vonnegut Memorial Library offered to provide a free copy to any of the 150 students who were originally supposed to read it."