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Did the bad guys in The Hobbit lose to the good guys because of a Vitamin D deficiency?

It was a dark and stormy night – a selection of winners from the Bulwer-Lytton bad fiction writing contest.  Related: Winner of Literary Review’s bad sex in fiction award has been announced. Here are the contenders, including Woody Guthrie (This one is NSFW due to language)

Great Literary Christmas Tales That Aren’t A Christmas Carol.

At Christmas, this town builds a Giant Yule goat and then torches it.

Pneumatic Tube System Delivers Burgers At 87MPH, plus bonus pneumatic tube links.

At what point in human history were there too many (English) books to be able to read them all in one lifetime?

ICYMI, Monday’s links are here.


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