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A Literature Category on YouTube?

You don’t usually think of books when you’re on YouTube. But the web is now abuzz with lit enthusiasts pleading for a Literature Category on YouTube, hoping to build a new space for authors and readers on the video sharing site. Fiction Circus writes in their 14-point manifesto: “You will note that while Google has…

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Online Courtesy, Even on Friday

Why is it that perfectly nice, polite, well-behaved people seem to transform into foul-mouthed, mean-spirited creatures when they”re online? I”m not embarking on a serious sociological inquiry here, given the constraints of space and time. But really, ever so often after watching a YouTube video I scroll through the comments that follow it, and am…

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