Has anyone else been listening to This American Life's "Serial" podcast? I've found it a pretty compelling true crime story. There is a lot of controversy surrounding the original case being investigated, the obsessiveness of the show's fan base, and the journalistic ethics of the show's host, Sarah Koenig. For those of you who have listened to it, what do you think about it now that there is only one episode left? Do you think Adnan is guilty or innocent? Do you have any theories? Will the…See More
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I've been thinking about this kind of group for a long time and I'd like to share my own stories along with other people's stories about their body modification experiences. Please keep it clean and use only acceptable responses.
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Now that I'm punched, I'll admit it: Moby Dick was offensively stupid, and I couldn't help skipping through Great Expectations. Eventually I determined I was skipping the whole thing and…"
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I can do 50 books in a year without any effort, providing all I'm reading are Louis L'Amour westerns…"
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And maybe to clarify. The point conflating not getting…"