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420chan is Getting Overhauled - Changelog/Bug Report/Request Thread (Updated July 26)

/lit/ reccomends?

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- Tue, 26 Mar 2019 02:18:56 EST k9TAbtTt No.70491
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Recommended books that are free-thinking, an interesting perspective (filling in the circle vantage point), or purelyy amusing, or feel good books, or solid knowledge and science or practical skill books, would you recommend?

I know /lit/ has a diverse knowledge base.
Hmm...
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Isabella Goodworth - Sat, 27 Jul 2019 11:02:50 EST A7WNBsty No.70812 Reply
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Very good read. It's an unbiased take on the rise of "safetyism" culture.

https://youtu.be/2e9VYf9FKHo

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I'm actually looking for a good book on manhood. You guys got anything?
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Charlotte Dengerbad - Tue, 30 Jul 2019 17:32:50 EST mMDM0fYj No.70824 Reply
>>70491

You should read Mikhail Bulgakov's The Master And Margarita. Trust me. It's a trip and it's legit classic lit.
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Emma Semmlemotch - Mon, 05 Aug 2019 02:23:55 EST JqxmjK2t No.70835 Reply
>knowledge and science

Darwin's Origin of Species

https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/1228

It surprised me how much modern basic biology (just the shit you learn in high school ie. all organisms are derived from a single ancestors, survival of the fittest, and Kingdom, Phylum, Class, etc.) is stuff that Darwin was advocating for based on his ideals about adaptation and survival of the fittest. How he identifies and debates the arguments against his ideas and how many of these arguments are the same we have today as they were almost 200 years ago when he penned it. I linked the 1st edition because that is what I read. Some people like the 6th and call it "The Definitive Edition".

The Difficulty of Rhyme in A Sonnet's Time

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- Sun, 28 Jul 2019 19:19:34 EST iijDXrSk No.70817
What is an onion
When there are two domes
If it's from a city
South of Rome

Is it in gravy
Or is it in bread
What is a turnip
When it's sour fed

Put it in the pasta
Put it in the meat
When they're in my mind
You are the best treat

Dark literature

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- Sun, 21 Jul 2019 17:25:31 EST 1RrUkY7T No.70799
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I was gonna make a post for this book but figured not many have heard of it but it was good.

Lord of the Dark Places by Hal Bennett

Very, off the wall, dark humor that will have you wondering how it ever got printed but it was a great story. Black man gets brought up to the God of penis size by his father who kills his wife at the beginning of the book during sex. Then it goes into what happens after and his life. Smokes a lot of pot throughout the whole thing and describes his sexual experiences. His life as a father himself. Then it just all spirals out of control into more sex, marijuana, deaths, and just craziness.

It's a dope book and I was suprised at how good it was.

Friday Black- Anyone read this book?

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- Sun, 21 Jul 2019 17:19:30 EST 1RrUkY7T No.70798
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I read the summary and thought it would be something I liked but I ended up feeling like I wasted my time unfortunately. There would be moments where I felt like the writer set up an interesting story but fell short very fast. I wasn't sure if it was due to poor writing, or just the short story format, or even both of these things. It was very boring most of the time and the stories felt pointless. I really struggled to understand the point of what I had read.

Very poor effort from the writer. His ideas needed fleshing out. Zimmer land was the most interesting but was very blatantly a rip off of like Westworld or something. What did you think?

Other places to talk books?

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- Sun, 26 May 2019 18:57:22 EST tEOPuSXt No.70657
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Dunno if this is against the rules, sorry quetz or whoever if it is, but I just decided to check this place out after mainly staying on the drug boards. seems great, I see a lot of books I love being talked about, but this board is so slow now that it seems like it'd be hard to have any decent discussion going. Any other forums (preferably chan style but I'm open for anything) you guys know of that are any good?
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Martha Mebblegold - Mon, 10 Jun 2019 17:20:27 EST UQGIBKqS No.70695 Reply
>>70676
-Goodreads: runs the gambit from basic bitch to pretentious pedant, but there can be some good discussion to be found as it tends to attract an older audience. Keeping track of what books you read by logging them and easily finding recommendations are bonuses
-circlejerk: Focus on the subcirclejerks; they vary in quality but are numerous enough so that you will likely find a niche to fit in and contribute to. Avoid all the default subs (shit)
-Twitter: pretty terrible and I don't recommend it, but the possibility of interacting with authors whose books you've read is cool, and occasionally you'll find good threads of discussion
-/lit/: Not even memeing, you can find some genuine and excellent discussion on here if you sift through the sea of trash and pretension. Excellent recs to be had as well (see their Wikia charts)
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Clara Gizzlenure - Fri, 19 Jul 2019 06:27:17 EST OWh4aBTh No.70790 Reply
I reread The Portrait of Dorian Grey. I deicded to write some literature review about lately reading books. Truly say I am bad at writing such kind of stuff. One of my teacher suggested me to go to grammar classes and use additional help on review https://paidpaper.net/papersowl-com-review/

can some hook a brother up

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- Thu, 18 Jul 2019 16:44:18 EST 7y43FFEB No.70785
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Starving college student any got it?
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Graham Sengerkark - Thu, 18 Jul 2019 18:35:28 EST g47WQyN0 No.70786 Reply
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i'm tempted to scold you for not knowing how to download it as a torrent but here's an epub
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Walter Dribberhidge - Thu, 18 Jul 2019 18:45:20 EST q7g4OKoY No.70787 Reply
>>70786Qatar

Thank you bro. I actually quit torrenting.

BOOK PDFs

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- Fri, 05 Jul 2019 15:36:38 EST r0dUTfM8 No.70755
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Do 420chan anymore have these request threads where you could ask for book pdf and anon would deliver? They were mostly science. MFW if you still do this
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Albert Packlehood - Wed, 10 Jul 2019 07:36:03 EST ylxQEmun No.70762 Reply
the answer would be "ask for a book and find out"

Non Fiction Stuff

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- Wed, 21 Nov 2018 05:54:03 EST 0YXAfObP No.70398
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I'm on the lookout for some comfy books about real stuff.
Travel journals are often neat, really liked A Year In Provence by Peter Mayle.
Started on Pilgrimage to Mecca by Lady Evelyn Cobbold recently, but since the entries are dated I decided to read it at the same dates as they're written.
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Jack Hucklesutch - Thu, 11 Apr 2019 23:51:31 EST k9TAbtTt No.70517 Reply
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The White Darkness: A Journey Across Antarctica by David Grann

and Clandestines: The Pirate Journals of an Irish Exile by Ramor Ryan
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Cornelius Wuffingstock - Mon, 03 Jun 2019 07:32:09 EST eWGqeNf8 No.70674 Reply
>>70519
I started reading that for a while. Really strange with the shifts from there being different writers

A Sonnet From Ron Jeremy

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- Mon, 03 Jun 2019 02:41:26 EST iijDXrSk No.70672
I've always loved receiving
The gift of your platter
And if I can't feed you a bun
At least try some sugar batter

When you stroke through honey
I hope you find my hair
But when your smile fades
The moon was always there

Heroic Poems

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- Mon, 18 Mar 2019 13:21:00 EST tw2BMDH/ No.70471
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I recently bought a book of translations of Old English poetry and am enjoying it a lot. I used to read a lot of REH as a kid (Conan, kull, Solomon) and a lot of the poetry in this collection reminds me of the heroic adventure type poetry that REH wrote.

Do you guys know of any recommendations for other poetry along these lines? Narrative poems that deal with battles, traveling, exotic lands, etc. I'm mostly familiar with the epics like Homer, Gilgamesh, Beowulf, Theogony, etc but I'm looking for poems that are more in the shorter formats.
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Lillian Drullerdock - Fri, 05 Apr 2019 02:54:40 EST k9TAbtTt No.70510 Reply
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>>70471
Here's one OP: Winter Rose

"The rains began.
Hard, constant, they battered the fields, turned the roads to mud, crushed the gold leaves into the ground and turned them black. In the wood, the sodden trees and brambles bowed beneath the torrents. Leaves fell, clung limply to vines and wildflowers, slowly buried them beneath their sodden weight. Work in the fields, on Lynn Hall, stopped, though I heard him hammering inside, the time or two I ventured into the wood. I went to the well once: the rain-kissed water gave me nothing, not even my reflection. Another time, near evening, when the rains had grown gentle, drops flecking the air like tiny fireflies, I went to gather the last of the crab apples for Beda. So i told myself: I had to pass the ruined hall to reach the tree. Smoke came out of a chimney, smelling sweetly of birch and maple. Crispin had brought him a wagonload of seasoned wood. I did not see him.

Most of the time, I stayed in the house, sewing beside Laurel, or watching the rain. I had frightened myself in the wood: I did not know, anymore, what was true. If I had invented a world that none of us lived in, then the true world was Laurel's, predictable, dependable, with no secrets and no stray midnight gold that turned to leaf by morning. Corbet Lynn had not walked out of light, but had ridden a horse into the village;Laurel loved Perrin as always, and I wanted them there. I made myself teas of camomile and vervain to soothe my thoughts, and watched Laurel move calmly through her world. She never paced, or pulled a window open to feel the rain, the wind; she never moved without grace or purpose. She never went barefoot.

So I wore shoes and braided my hair, and made lace for her wedding dress, as if I sewed time and promises into each airy loop and every inch of it bound Laurel more securely..."
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George Gomblehall - Wed, 10 Apr 2019 14:17:28 EST k9TAbtTt No.70515 Reply
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Noticed the book "The Long Take" by Robert Robertson is a story in a poem format, rather than Winter Rose in prose.
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Edward Mecklewater - Fri, 24 May 2019 03:14:42 EST Fi7XA4O6 No.70652 Reply
My cock is shining like an rainbow into your eyes.

LITERARY DEATH POOL

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- Sun, 19 May 2019 08:25:18 EST rnkBzW3i No.70637
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The title says it all. Guess who the next author to die will be and win 50 stank tokens or something. My money is on Stephen King and whoever is smart will call dibs on the fat fuck to King's right in the pic. Okay people, go to town.
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Reuben Borrybanks - Wed, 22 May 2019 22:24:11 EST 0jgHCyVM No.70648 Reply
>>70637
John Varley. Ellison and Wolfe have both passed, he's next on the docket.

Star Wars Books

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- Wed, 15 May 2019 13:40:16 EST Bpva3h/8 No.70622
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Anyone got into these? There are tons. I've always been a huge star wars fan big time into KOTOR 1 and 2 (still) and finally am getting into the literature. Started with purchasing this (picture) and A New Dawn (about Caleb and Hera from rebels before the show).

Anyone have any good suggestions for other books/series? Also general star wars literature and legends v. canon discussion.
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Cornelius Choggleworth - Mon, 20 May 2019 01:18:49 EST UQGIBKqS No.70640 Reply
>>70622
I remember having a blast with Tales from the Mos Eisley Cantina and Tales of the Bounty Hunters back in the day; they're anthologies so the short stories vary a bit in tone/style but overall I found them fun and a quick read.

Have also heard great things about the Thrawn trilogy--as everyone ITT has already remarked upon--some of the Republic Commando books, and the Corellian Trilogy. Honestly I'd just go to your local bookstore and flip through the various offerings to see what piques your interest, but keep these options in mind.
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Phineas Gumblenog - Mon, 20 May 2019 16:57:47 EST rXW/delc No.70641 Reply
Never was a big Star Wars guy but I bought and read all the Republic Commando books by Karen Traviss while on a trip in Canada and I really enjoyed them, would recommend.
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Wesley Blavingville - Tue, 21 May 2019 23:49:06 EST 7CZ4zA5h No.70646 Reply
Rogue Squadron was fun as a youngin'.

How to write script

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- Fri, 10 May 2019 17:39:31 EST Zn5AOp3d No.70607
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And I find myself back on 420chan for help. I don't know if I should post this here or on /mtv but you are the well read ballers.
Ok, how do you write a video advertisement script? I know how to write a short film script but I'm not sure about an ad, is it the same? Google results are confusing, I don't know which one to trust.
All I want is a guide in any format, or a link or an actual script of an older existing ad if you have one, please!


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Yachts of Cocaine

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- Sun, 05 May 2019 15:35:55 EST ygphWvhT No.70583
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this book is very something. not sure exactly what. but if you just want to read something that is just very something, then I suggest this.
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Lydia Gengerstock - Mon, 06 May 2019 19:15:11 EST YHGK5cUA No.70588 Reply
>>70583 Hmmm, there's something about your suggestion...

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