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ReadingListFilter: What is the most unmissable novel of the past decade? [more inside]
What is your favorite legendary, hilarious clip? [more inside]
I'm looking for blogs talking about the daily life of someone with a job (or other life experience) that I don't have (and that is interesting). I want stories the layperson can relate to, not minutiae for the people already in the field. Any suggestions? [more inside]
Calling all non-USAans: Can you give me some examples of tiny, weird things you discovered about the United States only when you got here? [more inside]
I crave a great novel that's as addictive as a popcorn movie. Please recommend me some literary page-turners. [more inside]
What literature from 2014 would you consider to be the best? I'm looking for page turners that tempt you to stay up late at night and exceed your expectations to a great degree. Fiction, non-fiction, short stories, space opera, graphic novel, anything goes. I'd like the best of the year to enjoy over break, and I'd like the recommendations to come from other like-minded mefites.
Best internet forums? [more inside]
I'm a good cook, but one thing I've never even really bothered with are sauces. What are your favorite sauces that can be made at home, and so good that you would consider eating a turd if the divine sauce was poured on top.
How were your parents awesome? [more inside]
You've done the research; what's the best? [more inside]
My partner and I want to fill a hat with as many questions as possible, so that we can pull a couple of questions out of it each time we're together. We chat a lot but we both think it'd be great to have something else to spark conversations. I think it'll work best if neither of us know what most of the questions are. Hence why I'd like your lists of deep, funny, stupid or random questions to ask that will spark a conversation. [more inside]
What is the most unfathomably good stew-like dish you've ever had, specifically during cold weather? [more inside]
I'm looking for more movies like Amélie. Specifically: cute, quirky, hopeful, and romantic movies that leave you sighing happily at the end and aren't corny. Any recommendations? [more inside]
What's the greatest experience in life I'm missing out on? [more inside]
Help me make the finest popsicles available to humanity. [more inside]
I'm looking for a book that is so wonderful it will renew my joy for reading. Books that don't make you want to sit in a library and luxuriate in the ability to absorb impossibly lovely stories need not apply. [more inside]
Wee Thumbscrew, aged nine, is a weird, morbid, hilarious child. Lately, at bedtime, we've been reading "weird Wikipedia" articles together, and they have been a HUGE hit. Please provide us with some of YOUR favorite utterly deranged Wiki pages. Spooky/gory/X-Files-y stuff is a-okay, real-life serial killers or smutty stuff is not. Here are some entries we've enjoyed: [more inside]
What is the most useful book you own? [more inside]
Did I get forwarded a letter from eastern Europe, or is this the most beautiful gotcha ever? [more inside]
People always talk a lot of shit about Ted Talks, but there must be some that are fantastic. What are they? What are the Ted Talks that are outstanding?