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Virginia Tech and (violent) creative writing

There’s been some discussion on the other thread of the fact that Cho Seung-Hui was a creative writing student. Let’s dispose of the claim made by some wingnuts, desparate to throw up a smokescreen to obscure the fact that gun

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Words of the Day: Geumatophobia, Ideophobia

(the 300 post I’d rather not be writing, thank you very much) geumatophobia n: morbid dislike of taste. ideophobia n: morbid dislike of ideas. There’s been a lot of both on display in the great 300 stoush that’s been fought

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The 300 Post I Might as Well Get Out of the Way

I haven’t seen it and I won’t be seeing it until it comes out on DVD. Then I can sit back with a couple of bottles of cheap red and it’s bottoms up every time that Scottish bloke who plays

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