What We're Reading

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8:00 am
Sun August 25, 2013

What We're Reading | 8.25.13

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Each week, members of the WFPL News team spotlight interesting stories we've read and enjoyed, for your weekend reading pleasure:

Gabe Bullard: I can't think of any better way to convince you to read this story about the musician Harry Nilsson than posting this quote:

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9:00 am
Sun August 18, 2013

What We're Reading | 8.18.2013

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Each week, members of the WFPL News team spotlight interesting stories we've read and enjoyed, for your weekend reading pleasure:

Gabe Bullard: Is Elizabethtown the worst movie ever made? Is it full of lies and plot holes? Yes, says Videogum. Yes, indeed. Read The Hunt for the Worst Movie of All Time.

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9:00 am
Sun August 11, 2013

What We're Reading | 8.11.13

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Each week, members of the WFPL News team spotlight interesting stories we've read and enjoyed, for your weekend reading pleasure:

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8:00 am
Sun August 4, 2013

What We're Reading | 8.4.13

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Each week, members of the WFPL News team spotlight interesting stories we've read and enjoyed, for your weekend reading pleasure:

Gabe Bullard: Google Glass is behind some of the best hand-wringing, paranoia, fantasy and apologia in writing today. Two pieces out now highlight that. The first is Gary Shteyngart's first-person account of his time with Glass in the New Yorker. It includes this description of meeting another person with Glass.

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7:00 am
Sun July 28, 2013

What We're Reading | 7.28.13

Each week, members of the WFPL News team spotlight interesting stories we've read and enjoyed, for your weekend reading pleasure:

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7:01 am
Sun July 21, 2013

What We're Reading | 7.21.13

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Each week, members of the WFPL News team spotlight interesting stories we've read and enjoyed, for your weekend reading pleasure:

Gabe Bullard: Some facts about Chuck E. Cheese:

1. It was started by an Atari employee.

2. Chuck was supposed to be a coyote.

3. It was almost named Rick Rat's Pizza

4. The animatronics were to entertain parents, not kids.

5. The concept is a market inevitability. That is, had Chuck E. Cheese not been created, a similar business would have likely sprung up.

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10:00 am
Sun July 14, 2013

What We're Reading | 7.14.13

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Each week, members of the WFPL News team spotlight interesting stories we've read and enjoyed, for your weekend reading pleasure:

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7:02 am
Sun July 7, 2013

What We're Reading | 7.7.13

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Each week, members of the WFPL News team spotlight interesting stories we've read and enjoyed, for your weekend reading pleasure:

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8:41 am
Sun June 30, 2013

What We're Reading | 6.30.13

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Each week, members of the WFPL News team spotlight interesting stories we've read and enjoyed, for your weekend reading pleasure:

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8:00 am
Sun June 23, 2013

What We're Reading | 6.23.13

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Each week, members of the WFPL News team spotlight interesting stories we've read and enjoyed, for your weekend reading pleasure:

Gabe Bullard: My wife recently went to San Francisco for a work trip. What made the most jealous about her trip, though, was that she arrived just in time to catch a Gary Winogrand exhibit. I could look at his street photography all day. Fortunately, I got the next best thing, a lengthy post on the Awl about Winogrand and his photography. Read 

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