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Samnmax221
11-12-2006, 10:46 PM
After having a vastly vulgar discussion about literature elsewhere I figured we needed to talk about it more. MORE!

Det. Bart Lasiter
11-12-2006, 11:20 PM
I got someone on Stickam to call the CIA.

TSR
11-13-2006, 09:15 AM
http://www.forumspile.com/WTF-Dog.jpg

Halo_92
11-13-2006, 01:22 PM
http://www.forumspile.com/WTF-Dog.jpg
Totally agree with you there.

drunkymonkey
11-13-2006, 01:51 PM
If we actually are talking about books, then I recommend Discworld. It's a brilliant, hilarious fantasy series with some of the best characters you'll ever read about. Really good quality fun.

Samnmax221
11-13-2006, 02:40 PM
I got someone on Stickam to call the CIA.
When was this? 7chan has been down for 2 days. Of course I didn't donate.

EDIT: Trying to decide what to read for my next book report, Island by Huxley, or We by Yevgeny Zamyatin.

Det. Bart Lasiter
11-13-2006, 08:52 PM
When was this? 7chan has been down for 2 days. Of course I didn't donate.

EDIT: Trying to decide what to read for my next book report, Island by Huxley, or We by Yevgeny Zamyatin.
**** you traitor I stayed loyal to Yotsuba.

Samuel Dravis
11-13-2006, 09:00 PM
I've been reading Bolos: Old Guard (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bolo_(self-aware_tank)). I love these books - they're not exactly what you'd say intellectually interesting, but they blow stuff up. They blow a LOT of stuff up. And that, weirdlings, is pretty awesome.

Poopdogjr
11-13-2006, 09:41 PM
I can't really add anything meaningful here. I just love that picture of the dog.

Samnmax221
11-13-2006, 10:28 PM
**** you traitor I stayed loyal to Yotsuba.
Don't speak of Failchan.

itchythesamurai
11-13-2006, 10:30 PM
If we actually are talking about books, then I recommend Discworld. It's a brilliant, hilarious fantasy series with some of the best characters you'll ever read about. Really good quality fun.

Coincidentally, I just started The Colour of Magic. Pretty good so far.

Miss_Mayhem
11-13-2006, 11:43 PM
Edgar Allan Poe has some really excellent stuff. Morbid, a bit deppressing, and a totally mindbending, you should really look into his short stories. His poem, "The Raven" is also wonderful.

drunkymonkey
11-14-2006, 04:17 AM
Coincidentally, I just started The Colour of Magic. Pretty good so far.
That's one of my favourites. The characters aren't that well developed in this one, and the world is still pretty souless, but it's got a good story, Twoflower owns, the luggage owns, and it's one of only a few really fantastical books (as in, it has it's roots firmly in fantasy games/action books) in the series.

I recommend Reaper Man, Light Fantastic, or Moving Pictures after that.

St. Jimmy
11-14-2006, 07:56 AM
If we actually are talking about books, then I recommend Discworld. It's a brilliant, hilarious fantasy series with some of the best characters you'll ever read about. Really good quality fun.
qft.

Samnmax221
11-14-2006, 03:38 PM
The Satanic Verses (http://search.barnesandnoble.com/booksearch/isbnInquiry.asp?z=y&EAN=9780312270827&itm=1) :Nothings better then getting a Fatwa put on your head.
Animal Farm (http://search.barnesandnoble.com/booksearch/isbnInquiry.asp?z=y&EAN=9780451526342&itm=2) :**** you Jmac
Anthem (http://search.barnesandnoble.com/booksearch/isbnInquiry.asp?z=y&EAN=9780451191137&itm=1) :**** you Jmac
The Fountainhead (http://search.barnesandnoble.com/booksearch/isbnInquiry.asp?z=y&EAN=9780451191151&itm=1) :**** you Jmac
Atlas Shrugged (http://search.barnesandnoble.com/booksearch/isbninquiry.asp?ean=9780451191144&pwb=1&z=y) :**** you Jmac
Brave New World (http://search.barnesandnoble.com/booksearch/isbnInquiry.asp?z=y&EAN=9780060929879&itm=2) :Something we can agree on, as uneducated as your position is.
The Black Echo (http://search.barnesandnoble.com/booksearch/isbnInquiry.asp?z=y&EAN=9780446612739&itm=1) :The only thing here without Philosophical or religious overtones.

Das Mole
11-14-2006, 05:21 PM
good book?

naked lunch.

it's a perverse book about narcotics addicts who have lots and lots of graphic sex.

=D

DarthAve
11-14-2006, 06:33 PM
Read Hannibal.

Ewww, it's good.

So is Memiors of a Geisha. I read it last year, and it was dirrrty. Christina Agulara dirrrty.

Das Mole
11-14-2006, 07:24 PM
*offtopic*

i love her new song "hurt".

Det. Bart Lasiter
11-14-2006, 08:06 PM
good book?

naked lunch.

it's a perverse book about narcotics addicts who have lots and lots of graphic sex.

=D
Holy ****. That book is like the book equivilent of "Donnie Darko," "Thirteen," or "Requiem for a Dream." Lots of emo kids at my school have read it and always beg for permission to write one of their book reports on it. Hell, I'd bet money Cheez's wannabe gay emo lover THAT HE CAN'T SHUT THE **** UP ABOUT likes that book.

Samnmax221
11-14-2006, 08:46 PM
naked lunch.=D
Never heard of it, if Jmac's right I'm not reading it.

Picked up island today, and Brave New World just so I could own a copy. Didn't run into any goddamned pseudo-intellectuals, though there were plenty wappanese fags there, how much ****ing Manga do you need?

DarthAve
11-14-2006, 09:18 PM
We are reading The Speckeled Band right now in language arts. It's a Sherlock Holmes book, and so far it's pretty good.

Also, I actually started a book thread awhile back called Good Reads.

Das Mole
11-14-2006, 09:35 PM
i've only read the first 20 pages of naked lunch. plus i've opened up to random pages and read "interesting" snippets *cough*

a truly sophisticated novel from the genius of mr. burroughs.

Mace MacLeod
11-14-2006, 10:03 PM
^^The story of how he wrote it is almost as amusing as the book itself.

Works worth checking out are good ones by his beat writer buddies: Allan Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, Laurence Ferlinghetti, Gregory Corso, Brion Gysin or even Ken Kesey, though he came along a little later.

For sci-fi, everything by William Gibson and Iain M. Banks are essential reading.

Det. Bart Lasiter
11-14-2006, 10:11 PM
Allan Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, Laurence Ferlinghetti, Gregory Corso, Brion Gysin or even Ken Kesey, though he came along a little later.
Meh, Meh, Meh, Meh, Meh, Yeh (<3 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest).

I picked up a copy of In Cold Blood by Truman Capote today from my school's library. I've read a good chunk of it, and I command people to go read it.

itchythesamurai
11-14-2006, 10:13 PM
Didn't run into any goddamned pseudo-intellectuals, though there were plenty wappanese fags there, how much ****ing Manga do you need?

Yeah, the Manga section being right next to the graphic novels is pretty uncool at Barnes & Noble. I like a buncha Frank Miller stuff (Sin City and 300), but Alan Moore is probably my favorite comic writer ever. I highly recommend reading Watchmen (http://search.barnesandnoble.com/booksearch/isbnInquiry.asp?z=y&EAN=9780930289232&itm=1), it pretty much made the medium respectable.

Det. Bart Lasiter
11-14-2006, 10:15 PM
Yeah, the Manga section being right next to the graphic novels is pretty uncool at Barnes & Noble. I like a buncha Frank Miller stuff (Sin City and 300), but Alan Moore is probably my favorite comic writer ever. I highly recommend reading Watchmen (http://search.barnesandnoble.com/booksearch/isbnInquiry.asp?z=y&EAN=9780930289232&itm=1), it pretty much made the medium respectable.
Gah, stop hatin' on manga. Go read Ichi the Killer or something.

Samnmax221
11-14-2006, 10:26 PM
Yeah, the Manga section being right next to the graphic novels is pretty uncool at Barnes & Noble. I like a buncha Frank Miller stuff (Sin City and 300), but Alan Moore is probably my favorite comic writer ever.
We don't really have a Graphic Novel section, they might at Walden but that requires you to walk through the mall, and no only do they carry alot of Manga, they also host parties for Furfags to get together.
Gah, stop hatin' on manga. Go read Ichi the Killer or something.
I have never liked Manga, some Anime I can stand but spending all your money on stories about rather Caucasian Asian people who have a magic dick or sword or something.

Det. Bart Lasiter
11-14-2006, 10:30 PM
We don't really have a Graphic Novel section, they might at Walden but that requires you to walk through the mall, and no only do they carry alot of Manga, they also host parties for Furfags to get together.

I have never liked Manga, some Anime I can stand but spending all your money on stories about rather Caucasian Asian people who have a magic dick or sword or something.
Ichi the Killer is about murderous gangsters though... no magic penises or shouts of "IT'S OVER NINE THOUSAAAAND!"

drunkymonkey
11-15-2006, 08:54 AM
Good Omens is a really recommended book. By Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman. It's about an angel from heaven and a demon from hell teaming up in an attempt to try and stop the apocalypse. Some of the characters in that book are awesome.