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Reads tagged with “just weird”

7 Brilliant Book Trailers
7 Brilliant Book Trailers

How to connect haberdashery to Zach Galifianakis in under three minutes.

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The Fairest Fowl: Portraits of Championship Chickens
The Fairest Fowl: Portraits of Championship Chickens

A universal standard for beauty, or what 12,000 birds have to do with NPR.

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Urawaza: The Japanese Art of Lifehacking
Urawaza: The Japanese Art of Lifehacking

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Word on the Street: Found Urban Type Timed for Social Commentary
Word on the Street: Found Urban Type Timed for Social Commentary

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The Gashlycrumb Tinies: A Very Gorey Alphabet Book
The Gashlycrumb Tinies: A Very Gorey Alphabet Book

A delightfully dark vintage alphabet book from mid-century illustrator Edward Gorey, the Tim Burton of his day.

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