Archive: July 2012

From now until the end of the month (July 30), Barnes & Noble is offering 50% off all Criterion Collection titles, whether online or in store, Blu-ray or DVD. That’s just fucking awesome. This sale also includes their new releases, like The Gold Rush, Being John Malkovich, Harold and Maude, The 39 Steps, and the [...]

I’m trying to go to Los Angeles at some point this year. I want to visit friends and, y’know, play tourist for once. I’d initially thought about going for my birthday but that may prove to be prohibitive, so I thought about going for the Writer’s Digest Conference, which is being held October 19-21, 2012. [...]

Yet another NYC institution is closing its doors. Harlem’s Hue-Man Bookstore is closing its brick-and-mortar location on July 31st. An open letter, received by GalleyCat, explained that the folks behind Hue-Man are working on building an “amazing bookstore of the future.” The letter says: We will continue to be involved in the publishing of books [...]