9 Thumbs (Episode 11)
The 9 “likes” featured in this episode:
A book collaboration between Tolkien’s grandson and Dickens great-great-grandson
The t-shirt company Threadless
This AV Club article about TV show-runners
Leap Motion technology
Split-screen match edit: Batman vs. The Dark Knight trailer
The number 43
Our cultural fascination with Abraham Lincoln
Jack White’s new album Blunderbuss
Other items of note:
The Life of Abraham Lincoln, by Henry Ketcham
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, by Seth Grahame-Smith
“Abraham Lincoln” — the font
It Might Get Loud (the 2009 documentary featuring The Edge, Jack White, and Jimmy Page)
“Van Lear Rose,” by Loretta Lynn (produced by Jack White)
When Jason referred to a “Tolkien and Dickens prodigy” and the other guys got confused, the word he really meant to use was progeny. He didn’t realize the mistake until the next day. He regrets being a linguistically challenged dork.
This week’s “Question of the Week”:
How do you wake up in the morning?
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