FILMMAKER: I’m going to tell you a story about a pianist. AUDIENCE: Oh, good: I wonder what happens to her! FILMMAKER: But first, before I do, I will take pains to reassure you that the actor you see portraying the hero can actually play the piano

October 22, 2012 § Leave a comment

Why do libraries hang on to stuff this old? Anyone who has read at least a handful of posts knows that I am usually a screaming banshee of librarian insanity when I run into old career materials. How can you serve an under-employed community when this is what you have to offer? Please, for the love of all that is library science, do not give me the speech “if we weed it, we won’t have anything.” I hate to tell you this, but you already have nothing except a big pile of firewood.  read more

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