jenna's blog

Nov 25 2007

reCAPTCHA--hope it helps protect me from icky spam bots

I installed reCAPTCHA, which I hope will mean less spam comments. With this hope in mind, I've re-enabled comments from anonymous users. Hope this works!

Nov 22 2007

A Vegan Thanksgiving Brought to You by May Wah

Our Thanksgiving for nine (who knew so many people would say yes with only a few days' notice?!?) will feature smoked turkey, roast duck, and a mini-chicken from May Wah Healthy Vegetarian Food Inc. on Hester Street, but will not boast any Codfish Balls. ...

Nov 15 2007

Print Fetish -- the Blog!

This is another link from my friend Susan--Print Fetish blog. Yum! ...

Nov 13 2007

Books on Rice: First Chapters

My friend Susan's friend Trong made an art project involving rice, mylar, gold, and first chapters of four books. ...

Nov 12 2007

Small Press Book Fair 2007

The 20th Annual Independent and Small Press Book Fair will be Saturday, December 1st and Sunday, December 2nd, at the New York Center for Independent Publishing (an educational program of The General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen), at 20 West 44th Street in New York City. As always, it's free. ...

Nov 11 2007

Book Club with Celia

This is to keep track of mine and Celia's book club selections. Not really a blog post. Sorry if it's dull.

Nov 03 2007

Sewer, Gas & Electric quote

Here's a quote from Sewer, Gas & Electric: the Public Works Trilogy, a futuristic novel by Matt Ruff that kind of cracked me up...

Oct 29 2007

ZMedia Librarian blog

As I'm painfully slowly trying to recover from the deadly whirlwind of orientation, instruction, and consultations that decimated me at work for late August, September, and most of October, I'm trying to catch up with writing about the twenty or so tabs I keep open in Firefox hoping I'll some day getting around to writing about them. Today's entry is: the ZMedia Librarian blog, which is about alternative media in libraries, particularly zines.

Oct 26 2007

Leave Your Wallet at Home: Really Really Free Market

From the NYC Anarchists discussion list:

Halloween Rocks!
Celebrate Early at the
4th Annual Really Really Free Market

St. Mark's Church on Sunday, October 28th
between noon and 5 p.m.!

Oct 25 2007

Mid-Atlantic Radical Bookfair Report Back

I attended the Mid-Atlantic Radical Bookfair in Baltimore over the weekend. I moderated one talk and participated in another. Radical Reference also had a table, which was staffed by Bostonite Lana, Ohioan Char, New Yorkers Alycia, Julie, Rita and me, Californian Lia, and Megan from Washington, DC. ...