Laser-eyed sloths of dooooooooooom! (that’s what was missing from Zoo City. Laser beams!)
Silly Moms and their Silly Opinions are Silly -
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan told a group of state schools superintendents Friday that he found it “fascinating” that some of the opposition to the Common Core State Standards has come from “white suburban moms who — all of a sudden — their child isn’t as brilliant as they…
Neil Gaiman: Why our future depends on libraries, reading and daydreaming -
A lecture explaining why using our imaginations, and providing for others to use theirs, is an obligation for all citizens
It’s a bit long, I’m afraid. But I think you may find it interesting, and, perhaps, important.
Well-meaning adults can easily destroy a child’s love of reading. Stop them reading what they enjoy or give them worthy-but-dull books that you like—the 21st-century equivalents of Victorian ‘improving’ literature—you’ll wind up with a generation convinced that reading is uncool and, worse, unpleasant. — Neil Gaiman, quoted in “Neil Gaiman: Let children read the books they love" by Mark Brown (via schoollibraryjournal)
Photo by Wayne Hoerchel
An Evening With Neil Gaiman and Amanda Palmer
Album out on November 19th.
Pre-order your copy now:
Go to http://t.co/jGVnZMAI6c for the triple CD, digital downloads, tea pot, mugs and more…
Amsterdam Travel Sketchbook
I don’t think I ever posted the link to my finished Amsterdam Travel Sketchbook over on Saveur (I didn’t know when it was going up). So here it is now!
I love Neil Gaiman and Chris Riddell, which of course means I super love Chris Riddell drawing Neil Gaiman.