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Sci-Fi easy readers?

Book-rec-filter time! Looking for sci-fi themed books for a young child. Can you suggest any? [more inside]
posted by Janta on Mar 18, 2008 - 9 answers

Well, I hope we're not too messianic, Or a trifle too satanic

Ms Monkey and I are getting married in the fall. Current plan is to walk down the aisle together. What are some songs about monkeys we can walk to? [more inside]
posted by FlyingMonkey on Mar 13, 2008 - 66 answers

where to sleep in the city that never sleeps

Hotel recommendations needed for NYC. Ideally downtown. Not crazy expensive, but it's for my parents, so it needs to be fancier than a backpacker's hotel/hostel (eg, private bath, not too noisy, clean, etc). Many thanks!
posted by fingers_of_fire on Mar 2, 2008 - 8 answers

Portland OR recommendations Wanted

Questions/recommendations re Portland, Oregon: (1) name of a good "out-of-the-box" photographer for a male for some personal shots (don't send me to Sears or any "traditionalist" photography company); (2) "life coach" (NOT looking for a licensed professional) who is incredibly adept at exercising perspective (my dear friends are miserable at it, lol); and (3) an absolutely great massage. Think that pretty much answers all of my desires :)
posted by america4 on Feb 23, 2008 - 2 answers

What are some good blogs/sites that are like kottke.org?

I love reading sites like kottke.org and Neatorama (and, of course, Metafilter). It's exciting - I never know what I'll come across next. What are some other sites that have lots of interesting stuff, preferably on a daily basis (but less often is fine as long as the content is high quality)? [more inside]
posted by jasminerain on Feb 21, 2008 - 41 answers

Which is the best speaker for my bass amp?

Bass Amp Filter: 2 x 10 or 1 x 15? [more inside]
posted by IZ on Feb 13, 2008 - 20 answers

Need Books/Movies for Kids Going to Rome

I'm looking for recommendations for books, movies and even music that might be relevant for a group of middle school (7th & 8th grade, ages 12-14) kids who are going to Rome over spring break. [more inside]
posted by bjennings on Feb 3, 2008 - 8 answers

Wookin' pa Dub

I'd like to get a little more into dub and acquire some albums. I like what I understand to be the more typical kind of tracks: long, rumbly instrumentals and would prefer to largely avoid anything with predominant vocals. Does anyone have any particular albums or artists to recommend? Compilations are a-okay. [more inside]
posted by picea on Jan 30, 2008 - 18 answers

Porn for girls. That isn't gross.

I'm looking for porn a girl might like. But apparently I'm picky. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 14, 2008 - 31 answers

Looking for indie ambient tracks.

Looking for excellent indie ambient music. [more inside]
posted by crickets on Jan 7, 2008 - 32 answers

Thai Food on / around Sunset?

Places to eat in Los Angeles, ArcLight edition. [more inside]
posted by Weebot on Dec 30, 2007 - 17 answers

Help me find interesting anthropology/sociology books.

Books about anthropology, psychology, sociology, modern rituals...I think. Can you point me in the right direction? [more inside]
posted by lhall on Dec 20, 2007 - 11 answers

Who's written fiction within the last 5-10 years that deals realistically with the experience of American people under 40? Please recommend!

Who's written fiction within the last 5-10 years, that deals realistically with the experience of American people under 40? [more inside]
posted by toomuchkatherine on Dec 14, 2007 - 26 answers

Please recommend movies about making movies.

I watched Incident at Loch Ness recently and it reminded me how much I enjoy watching actors pretending to be actors and directors, so now I'm looking for more. [more inside]
posted by clockwork on Dec 9, 2007 - 45 answers

Seeking some easily available jazz recommendations, but kind of specific.

Jazz-heads - help me fill out my Xmas wish-list. Especially seeking those with rec's for (say) quartets to octets featuring Baritone Sax, Trombone, and/or strong and prominent rhythm sections. [more inside]
posted by Ufez Jones on Dec 2, 2007 - 17 answers

Cat tree recommendations

What features/specifications should I look for in a cat tree? [more inside]
posted by Four-Eyed Girl on Dec 1, 2007 - 15 answers

Music to make me cry?

I've been listening to Johnny Cash's American V and it is breaking my heart. I'm in a wallowing mood and looking for other such raw emotional songs that are relatively simple (not a lot of instruments). Any genre. [more inside]
posted by beautifulcheese on Nov 28, 2007 - 57 answers

Books on asylums

Help me find books about insane asylums/state hospitals. [more inside]
posted by shwynn2 on Nov 26, 2007 - 12 answers

Sci-fi/fantasy/nerdcore shows that I can download legally and freely via torrent

With a nice high speed connection now installed at home, I'd like recommendations for finding sci-fi/fantasy TV shows that I can download legally and freely via torrent, that I would not typically have already seen on American cable. [more inside]
posted by poppo on Nov 18, 2007 - 28 answers

Best Bank in Austin?

Bank recommendations in Austin? [more inside]
posted by theRussian on Nov 8, 2007 - 13 answers

What do you get the guy whose seen everything?

What do I put in a cult/horror/art/indie film care package for my (really non-traditional) dad that he hasn't seen? [more inside]
posted by Gucky on Oct 26, 2007 - 51 answers

Help me find suspense/horror books whose characters don't suck!

I just finished reading Scott Smith's "The Ruins" and loved it. I want to read more books like this (and his original "The Simple Plan"). Basically, I want all the suspense and horror, but the people have to seem real to me. I don't have to like them, I just want to know what they are thinking/feeling/fearing so that they aren't just numbers on some gorefest scoreboard. Bonus points if the author is semi-prolific, so I have choices for further reading. Help me, hive mind!
posted by misha on Oct 19, 2007 - 14 answers

I need to find the best pair of matte black tights

Please recommend durable non-shiny black tights. [more inside]
posted by otherwordlyglow on Oct 10, 2007 - 18 answers

Asking for a friend: Recommendations for dentists in San Diego?

My friend is looking for a dentist in the 858 area code of San Diego area. Any recommendations? [more inside]
posted by Mookbear on Oct 5, 2007 - 5 answers

DC Dentist Recommendations?

I searched the archives and came up with two threads DC-wise, one recommending doctors in general and another with recommendations for cosmetic dentistry. The dentist I'm looking for is metro accessible (preferably NW DC) and has reasonable rates (completely out of pocket) for a standard cleaning and plaque removal/scaling. Thanks!
posted by whitneykitty on Sep 25, 2007 - 4 answers

Little Pig, Little Pig, let me in!

What are the best movies in which the action revolves around protagonists under siege in an enclosed space? [more inside]
posted by beautifulstuff on Sep 20, 2007 - 44 answers

Delving into the realm of the quirky through books

I'm looking for books with quirky storylines or quirky characters doing strange things. [more inside]
posted by reenum on Sep 20, 2007 - 60 answers

More Flight of the Conchords

Help me find more music like Flight of the Conchords and Tenacious D. [more inside]
posted by brain_drain on Sep 20, 2007 - 33 answers

Hotel/Motel/B&B recommendations for Toronto/Markham area, please

Greetings, my Canadian brethren! I am travelling to the Toronto area (specifically Markham) this November for some business. Do you have any hotel/motel/b&b recommendations? [more inside]
posted by ArgentCorvid on Sep 19, 2007 - 8 answers

prove: the internet is DELICIOUS

Good, preferably vegetarian-inclusive or focused, recipe blogs? Alternatively, one really good recipe magazine in the same category. [more inside]
posted by rhoticity on Sep 19, 2007 - 9 answers

Books with bumbling wizards?

Recommendations for books with bumbling wizards? [more inside]
posted by killjoy on Sep 18, 2007 - 32 answers

Oh cover your eyes!

Can you name some good movies (preferably comedies) that are appropriate to watch with a nun? [more inside]
posted by hannahq on Sep 3, 2007 - 61 answers

The Dangerous Book for Non-Boys

I've read "The Dangerous Book for Boys" and I generally love those kind of books (information about anything with guides on doing stuff). What other books are out there that are in a similar vein? I'm a 21-year-old girl but would rather not have a "girly" book.
posted by divabat on Aug 25, 2007 - 22 answers

How do you prefer to find out what's on?

What are the best sites to find out what cool things are happening locally? [more inside]
posted by creeky on Aug 21, 2007 - 18 answers

Classical music recommendation site with just the right touch

Name some good online sources for recommendations and also reviews of recorded performances of classical music. [more inside]
posted by Gyan on Aug 2, 2007 - 4 answers

Jazzy electronic music recommendations?

Jazzy electronic music recommendations? I'm thinking of Squarepusher, some Tortoise, etc. [more inside]
posted by electric_counterpoint on Jul 24, 2007 - 49 answers

Middle-eastern style pop music recommendations

Do recommend me music like Aïcha by Khaled. [more inside]
posted by jouke on Jul 24, 2007 - 6 answers

Planes, Bikes, and Automobiles

I'm looking to rent a car, truck, or SUV and four bikes in Seattle and drive them down to Portland and back again. Rental questions inside. [more inside]
posted by Eringatang on Jul 24, 2007 - 4 answers

Intelligent page turners

Recommend some bed-time and weekend fiction or non-fiction reading that will keep me enthralled after a long day or a long week [more inside]
posted by objdoc on Jul 22, 2007 - 31 answers

Reliable Moving Company in Orange County

Can anyone recommend a reliable moving company in Orange County, CA? [more inside]
posted by sciatica on Jul 18, 2007 - 3 answers

Home Cinema System??

Home Cinema Question: Im looking to get a HCS for my Sky HD box. I want it to connect to my SKY HD, Xbox360 and Future PS3. Anyone recommend anything? [more inside]
posted by spinko on Jul 17, 2007 - 2 answers

Recommend me a good Korean restaurant in San Francisco, please.

I'd like some recommendations for Korean restaurants in San Francisco. [more inside]
posted by BuddhaInABucket on Jul 5, 2007 - 4 answers

Canary Instructor Sought

Can you recommend a voice teacher in the Bay Area? [more inside]
posted by scrump on Jul 2, 2007 - 5 answers

Great venues for live, local rock bands in London

I'm going to London for the first time in years for the week of July 8-15. What are some good venues for seeing good, local bands? [more inside]
posted by psmealey on Jun 30, 2007 - 9 answers

Movie Suggestions?

Which Bollywood movie should I watch on my birthday? [more inside]
posted by Squid Voltaire on Jun 28, 2007 - 23 answers

What web books do you recommend?

Wanted: 'WAI for dummkopfs'. Please recommend your favourite dead tree books on web design, usability, accessibility - or anything you wish the average corporate webmaster knew. [more inside]
posted by Catch on Jun 25, 2007 - 10 answers

Point, Click, Shoot

Any recommendations on a good gaming mouse? [more inside]
posted by uri on Jun 20, 2007 - 15 answers

What books should be considered for a young adult fantasy book club?

My wife is starting up a Young Adult (geared towards 13-18 yr olds) Fantasy book club at the local library branch. What are some good books in this genre to consider for inclusion? [more inside]
posted by daser on Jun 12, 2007 - 80 answers

Fantasy/Adventue Book Recommendation Filter: Keeping track of whole new worlds is just too much work...

Fantasy/Adventue Book Recommendation Filter: Keeping track of whole new worlds is just too much work... [more inside]
posted by jeffe on Jun 10, 2007 - 25 answers

Internet Television

Looking for suggestions for comedy web-series. [more inside]
posted by god particle on May 29, 2007 - 12 answers

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