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Ennealogic: September 6, 2013

1. Tonight on BBC America is the third season (“series,” per our British brothers and sisters) finale of Luther, the excellent cop drama starring Idris Elba. If you haven’t caught this season, get a move on. If you haven’t watched Luther at all, what are you waiting for? And if you don’t know who Idris […]

Ennealogic: August 30, 2013

1. Continuing the twisted trend of posthumous publishing, it was revealed that J.D. Salinger instructed his estate to release five of his works, which will be available as early as 2015. New item to add to my to-do list, directly below “write books”: Get an estate. – – – 2. This photo of Chicago’s loop […]

Ennealogic: August 23, 2013

1. We lost a literary icon this week, Elmore Leonard. Look back at his ten rules for writing. “If it sounds like writing, I rewrite it.” – – – 2. Papers, Please, a bureaucracy simulator. In this “dystopian document thriller,” you play as an immigration inspector at the border checkpoint of the communist state of Arstotzka. – – […]

Ennealogic: July 19, 2013

1. This National Geographic photo from Antarctica, 1911. Because there’s a heat wave across America and we need to think cool thoughts. – – – 2. The 300-plus books from David Foster Wallace’s personal library. Of geeky note: a few books on the IRS, which served as the research he used to write his passages […]

Ennealogic: July 12, 2013

1. Could the most diabolically interesting spin-off actually happen? There’s still a chance that it might, says Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan. Here’s hoping they forego the obvious “Better Call Saul” title in favor of the something with more wit, that on the surface seems expected and unexciting but hides a darkness underneath. You know, like Walter […]