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Date Posted
25/08
You've occasionally asked for it:

Now we have it. (Shelved with SciFi and fantasy, when you come looking.)

You've occasionally asked for it:

Now we have it. (Shelved with SciFi and fantasy, when you come looking.)

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Date Posted
25/08
Adjunct professors fight for crumbs on campus:

Slothrop's salutes our friends and volunteers who work as university cannon fodder.

Adjunct professors fight for crumbs on campus:

Slothrop's salutes our friends and volunteers who work as university cannon fodder.

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Date Posted
25/08
COOL POETRY PROJECT (by Kaisa Paluoja?):

Here's my poem (Slothrop's got one by Kaplinski - our translation).

Marabou chocolate
Mmmmmmmm
Tastes like
the abroad
Or Prisma

COOL POETRY PROJECT (by Kaisa Paluoja?):

Here's my poem (Slothrop's got one by Kaplinski - our translation).

Marabou chocolate
Mmmmmmmm
Tastes like
the abroad
Or Prisma

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Date Posted
22/08
Estonian historical figures in the Metsakalmistu:

List includes Aino Tamm, (number 15, see 2nd photo), inventor of the time machine.

Estonian historical figures in the Metsakalmistu:

List includes Aino Tamm, (number 15, see 2nd photo), inventor of the time machine.

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Date Posted
21/08
Russia Wants Bulgarians to Stop Vandalizing Soviet Monuments To Look Like American Superheroes -...:

This is brilliant. Could Alyosha be painted to resemble Superman?

Russia Wants Bulgarians to Stop Vandalizing Soviet Monuments To Look Like American Superheroes -...:

This is brilliant. Could Alyosha be painted to resemble Superman?

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Date Posted
20/08
4 Copy Editors Killed In Ongoing AP Style, Chicago Manual Gang Violence:

Sadly, events like this force more publishing professionals to choose sides.

4 Copy Editors Killed In Ongoing AP Style, Chicago Manual Gang Violence:

Sadly, events like this force more publishing professionals to choose sides.

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Date Posted
20/08
The Russians of Estonia: Twenty Years After:

In an era of newsfart journalism Katja Koort's article is encouraging: thoughtful, comprehensive, and well written. We do hope, however, that the rest of Estonia is not so willing to give up without a fight when it comes to Russian propaganda: "…it is also true that no matter how much Estonia does, it will always lose to the Kremlin’s far more experienced and efficient propaganda machine. We simply do not have the resources to fight it…"

This trait can be rather disheartening to foreigners who want to cheer Estonia on, who want to help out or take part some way, somehow. As all punters...

The Russians of Estonia: Twenty Years After:

In an era of newsfart journalism Katja Koort's article is encouraging: thoughtful, comprehensive, and well written. We do hope, however, that the rest of Estonia is not so willing to give up without a fight when it comes to Russian propaganda: "…it is also true that no matter how much Estonia does, it will always lose to the Kremlin’s far more experienced and efficient propaganda machine. We simply do not have the resources to fight it…"

This trait can be rather disheartening to foreigners who want to cheer Estonia on, who want to help out or take part some way, somehow. As all punters know, you don't put money on a horse that makes it clear he won't finish.

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Date Posted
18/08
Tips For Being An Unarmed Black Teen:

Good advice from The Onion.

Tips For Being An Unarmed Black Teen:

Good advice from The Onion.

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Date Posted
18/08
Adam Cullen – the American who fell in love with Estonia and its literature:

Dig it. Slothrop's own Adam Cullen profiled in Estonian World.

Adam Cullen – the American who fell in love with Estonia and its literature:

Dig it. Slothrop's own Adam Cullen profiled in Estonian World.

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Date Posted
11/08
SPAM EMAIL OF THE DAY:

Sustainable seafood must be a small industry in the land-locked state of Idaho if they're coming to us for advice.

And yes, we will be answering all of their questions in full, which we will post here, so stay tuned for part two of 'Slothrop's tells all there is to know about sustainable seafood in Idaho'.

SPAM EMAIL OF THE DAY:

Sustainable seafood must be a small industry in the land-locked state of Idaho if they're coming to us for advice.

And yes, we will be answering all of their questions in full, which we will post here, so stay tuned for part two of 'Slothrop's tells all there is to know about sustainable seafood in Idaho'.

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