With Penguin Random House’s new logo reveal earlier this week, we got curious about publishing logo history and evolution in the Big 5. So we researched. Then researched some more … This is what came out. Enjoy! :)

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Disney rock cover album featuring yours truly and Justin Chun! It’s available for download at cdbaby.com and on itunes!

Tracks include:

alittlejstillz - The Princesses

1. Part of Your World (from The Little Mermaid)

2. Colors of the Wind (from Pocahontas)

3. Sally’s Song (from The Nightmare Before Christmas)

4. Let It Go (from Frozen)

5. Reflection (from Mulan)

Thundersnow - The Villains

6.The Mob Song (from Beauty and the Beast)

7. Hellfire (from the Hunchback of Notre Dame)

8. Be Prepared (from The Lion King)

9. We Are Siamese (from Lady and the Tramp)

Firefly Character Quotes → Hoban Washburne

Oh Waaaaaaaaaash. How I love thee.

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This is exactly why we have this technology

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"Oh dear god, what can I even say about Lolita?" #bookreview

Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov

Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov

Oh dear god, what can I even say about Lolita?

I had an experience reading this novel. It was an experience unlike any other novel reading experience I have ever had. I am not saying I did not enjoy the book. The writing was beautiful and fluid. It was just also repulsive and a bit nausea inducing. It gave me, how do you say, the heebie jeebies. The flowery language and…

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"The first novel we read is something I should have read in middle school, Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli…"

I’ve recently started a book club. Mutual reading is a good idea. I read a lot on my own, but it’s nice to have someone readily available to gush with as soon as you complete a story. I feel similarly about writing. That pesky writing group has so far evaded me.

The first novel we read is something I should have read in middle school, Stargirlby Jerry Spinelli. I have never read any of Spinelli’s…

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Firefly | forever in our hearts
I hear its song without a doubt
I still hear and I still see
That you can’t take the sky from me
Want to rewatch!

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I am a big fan of graphic novels. I think it is an underutilized and underappreciated literary medium. I just finished two novels back to back on Neil’s recommendation: American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang and Shortcomingsby Adrian Tomine. They are two very different novels in terms of style, illustration, and the way the content is handled, but they had many common themes that makes them…

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where is that video of a guy playing the shire theme on a flute to an ostrich who starts dancing seductively. that video made me laugh so hard i nearly threw up and i need it

i found it

i have never been that excited to see a video after reading a description of it

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The Magician King: A review. #reviews #books

The Magician King by Lev Grossman

I read The Magicians by Lev Grossman when it first came out in 2009 or so and just picked up the sequel The Magician King. There was a five year gap between my reading of the first book and the sequel, and yet I was able to be just as into it as the original. It’s a good series. Let’s start there.

The Magician King by Lev Grossman

The Magician King by Lev Grossman

The way I usually describe The Magiciansis Harry Potter meets…

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