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Friday, March 27, 201503/27/2015

Meltdown 2015: Amazing Grace (Lin)

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Triple threat: amazing illustrator, amazing author, amazing person!  Meet relatively recent Valley resident, Grace Lin, who’ll be at The Meltdown…

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Thursday, March 26, 201503/26/2015

Meltdown 2015: Erica S. Perl & Her Chicken Butt

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Guess what? Erica S. Perl is not just an author but she helps kids who have limited access to books…

merrian webster

Wednesday, March 25, 201503/25/2015

Word Nerd: Comeback Words Part Deux

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Words like ‘makebate,’ ‘mundigavant,’ ‘nutation,’ ‘quinquennium,’ and ‘whatness’ should all make a comeback according to Emily Brewster, Resident Wordster from…

little elliot

Wednesday, March 25, 201503/25/2015

Meltdown 2015: Mike Curato

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Little Elliot. Big City. is Mike Curato’s first book and he’s already being heralded and lauded as one of the hottest…

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Tuesday, March 24, 201503/24/2015

Meltdown 2015: Nick Bruel

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The man behind Bad Kitty is OK with the badness of cats and likes secretly (or not so secretly) hiding…

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Tuesday, March 24, 201503/24/2015

Heavy Petting: KILL ME NOW!

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Why does the U.S. government want you to go out and kill this fish?

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Monday, March 23, 201503/23/2015

Meltdown 2015: Jarrett J. Krosoczka

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The author/illustrator who, with his lovely wife Gina, rope in all the great authors and illustrators into our Meltdown: The…

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Friday, March 20, 201503/20/2015

Wine Snob: Mourvedre!

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Sounds like a scary grape but it’s not.

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Wednesday, March 18, 201503/18/2015

The Penultimate Penderwicks

Northampton author and National Book Award Winner Jeanne Birdsall talks about writing for “the sweet spot” of 9-11 year olds.…

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Wednesday, March 18, 201503/18/2015

Word Nerd: Cicisbeo, Fleshment, Formosity, Fubsy, Lickpenny

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Weird words that  Emily Brewster, Resident Wordster from Merriam-Webster, things we should all start using again.

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WATCH: Truck vs. Tree

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Witness the power!

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Jack White to play on Colbert’s ‘Late Show’

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Jack White's band The Dead Weather are to give their first live performance in five years.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: One wild ride

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This is one way to get around ... but it seems like people are doing more and more dangerous stuff while wearing a camera.

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Want to buy Pink Floyd’s flying pig? Too late

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Algie the flying pig is no longer up for sale -- going back to the band instead.

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Jimmy Kimmel’s Trump campaign ad

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Ordinarily people running for President tell us what they would do if they got the job, but Donald Trump has a much broader approach.