December 19, 2016
Feast of Lillian Trasher
Edith Piaf 1915
Professor Longhair 1918
David Susskind 1920
All titles below are new to the store but those with a * are also newly published.
*10/29/16 The Best of Mother Earth News: Collectors series.
*10/28/16 Predator Nation: Annual.
*10/28/16 The Amigurami Collection: From the makers of Crochet. UK.
*10/28/16 Astronomy for Beginners: From the makers of All About Space. UK.
*10/25/16 America’s Test Kitchen Christmas Cookies: 64 foolproof, kitchen-tested recipes.
THINGS WE LEARNED FROM READING MAGAZINES TODAY
Bison spend up to 11 hours a day eating.
— December/January Ranger Rick’s Nature Magazine
The longest recorded lightning flash ever lasted only 7.74 seconds.
— January BBC Science Focus
City Newsstand’s HEADLINE WORLD
As always, 100% T.R.U.E.! (Trumped-up, Reliably Unreliable & Ersatz)
SANTA REPLACES 8 TINY REINDEER WITH 2 POLAR BEARS AND A CASE OF RED BULL!
SANTA’S ELVES TO STRIKE FOR MIN. WAGE OF 15 SUGARPLUMS/HR
BIG, DUMB, SLOBBERY DOG SMARTER THAN HE LOOKS
SHREK’S DONKEY WAS PLAYED BY DOMINIC THE ITALIAN CHRISTMAAS DONKEY BUT HIS ACCENT WAS SO THICK THEY HAD EDDIE MURPHY DUB HIS VOICE
SHERLOCK HOMES IS STILL ALIVE BECAUSE WATSON IS A MEDICAL GENIUS!
Weekly Words of Wisdom
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