Emily Rapp and The Rumpus top HuffPo’s “required reading” list for women. Apparently our new tagline is: The Rumpus. Killin’ it for the ladies since 2009.
Don’t get too cheerful with all this Rumpus-love and post-election relief. Republicans basically dissed the wheelchair-bound Bob Dole last week, refusing to back the UN Disabilities Treaty.
But back to Emily…this one, on Salon, is unmissable.
A really interesting and long Best of 2012 book list from Book Riot.
Of course the Times has one of these too. Much shorter.
A great review of Brad Listi’s Board over at HTML Giant. ”An unprecedented literary endeavor.” Rock it, Listi and Benton.
Chicago Writers House Pop-Up Book Fair today, 2-7pm, at the excellent Empty Bottle.
Are you completely befuddled by what to buy the teen in your life for the holidays, and ready to resort to a six-pack? Don’t despair: Bookslut wants to help.
Steinberg’s You Were Never in Chicago reviewed.
Suzanne Scanlon’s TNB Self-Interview.
And Happy Hanukkah, people. Give yourself a present and watch John Stewart rip Fox News’ annual “War on Christmas” coverage a new one.
And activist Anne Elizabeth Moore does to Seneca Falls, New York, what Stewart does to Fox, in today’s Sunday “Open Letter.” It’s a Wonderful Life, indeed…