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A Critical Look at Kony 2012

If you’ve been following the Internet uproar over the KONY 2012 video, then you’ve probably heard criticisms of Invisible Children’s monetary practices as well as their flawed portrayal of the Ugandan people and the current situation there. Personally, I think … Continue reading

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KONY 2012

I was in high school when I first saw the Invisible Children documentary.  It made an impact on me, but since it didn’t affect me in any immediate way, it eventually faded into the background.  But now – this year … Continue reading

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Project for Awesome 2011!

Project for Awesome 2011 begins tomorrow!  If you don’t know what that is, click the link or just watch this video: Even if you can’t make a video or donate, you can help raise awareness for these wonderful charities by … Continue reading

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Contest Alert: Kindle Fire Giveaway!!

As a thank-you to readers, the wonderful book blog The Paperback Dolls is giving away a Kindle Fire!  And not only that, but they will also donate a children’s book or toy to the charities Operation Christmas Child or Toys for Tots … Continue reading

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Random Awesome #10

Random awesome link: menofthestacks.com Want to see some hot male librarians?  Look no further!  On this website you can find the Men of the Stacks calendar, featuring guys who have looks and brains.  The calendar is only $20 and all … Continue reading

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Bookish news #5

Jim Butcher auction to support breast cancer researchAuthors Jim Butcher, Sannon K. Butcher, and actor Terrence Mann (from The Dresden Files TV show) are auctioning off signed books and merchandise to support Books for Boobs, an organization that raises money … Continue reading

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