Tag Archives: Books

Which Fictional Character Would You Marry?

I love me some fiction, Modern Philosophers. Sure, the truth might be stranger in some instances, but fiction is exponentially more entertaining pretty much all the time. My marriage was definitely one of those circumstances when truth outdid fiction in … Continue reading

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What Would It Take To Make You Truly Happy?

A couple of interesting things happened at work yesterday, Modern Philosophers. We found out that we were all getting raises, and that the company was finally going to be able to contribute to our 401K accounts again. It’s not a … Continue reading

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Writer’s Day: Dave Wrote A Book!

I woke up in a panic this morning, Modern Philosophers! I snatched the alarm clock off my nightstand, saw the time, and freaked out because I had overslept and was going to be late for work. That was when I … Continue reading

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What If The Vogons Were Right?

I try to never get too preachy on this blog, Modern Philosophers, but sometimes, the pursuit of Deep Thoughts takes me in that direction. I am not always pleased with our behavior as a species, and yesterday was one of … Continue reading

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Author Turned Into Toad After Publishing “Harry PottErotica”

Strange story out of Milford, Maine today, Modern Philosophers… Suzette LeBlanc, a local author who fancied herself to be a Harry Potter expert and super fan, has been transformed into a big, ugly, scary toad. The incident took place shortly … Continue reading

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That Summer I Almost Hated Charles Dickens

With tomorrow being Bastille Day, Modern Philosophers, my mind can’t help but drift  back to that Summer when I started to hate Charles Dickens. It was the Summer before eighth grade.  Or was it the Summer after seventh grade?  It’s … Continue reading

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The Bookstore Attraction Conundrum

Doyle wasn’t sure why he’d picked that exact moment to look up from his book. Even now, weeks removed from the incident, he couldn’t tell you if it was just a feeling he had, or if the Fates themselves had … Continue reading

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Mrs. Claus Working To Improve Elf Literacy

The House on the Hill welcomed a special guest from The North Pole today, Modern Philosophers. Mrs. Claus surprised me with a Writer’s Day visit, and I couldn’t have been more thrilled. “I knew from reading your blog that you … Continue reading

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Man Infected By Bookworm Reads 212 Books In One Week

Old Town’s Marty Frost had never been much of a reader until his wife dragged him to a rundown bookstore near the Canadian border last week.  Ever since that trip, Marty has not been able to stop reading. “He’s been … Continue reading

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Friday Night Think Tank: Book vs. Movie

Have I ever told you about the less glamorous side of time travel, Modern Philosophers? I know I’m always singing its praises, but it does have a dark underbelly that the World Time Travelers’ Association never wants you to see. … Continue reading

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