Blog Log: The week in local blogging

Among its wry observations, rants and updates, the blog community is also known for tapping other forms of media to feed its info hole. Often the blog world is less a filter than a funnel when it comes to what you pick up from the, shall we say, “older” forms media.

For instance, Dancewater has these thoughts on things overheard on that contraption, the radio.

Some street-blogger handed off this ink-and-paper Halloween screed to Ephemera while he waited at a stoplight.

1,000 Black Lines laments that maybe poetry isn’t the way to go given the current economic climate.

Shortly after the authors of Ukulele Rockstar appeared on the front of Xpress, they continue their print run over in Charleston.

Nice Marmot photographed a fine specimen of a book that may turn Western religion on its ear.

WNC Peace Coalition says the Pack Square Magnolia is now the site of a movie night, while Revenge of the Word Nerd is appearing on stage in a play taken from a TV show that inspired a movie.

And Josh Rosenburg culled this list of manly things from a popular magazine (51 out of 100 ain’t too bad, but you should really know how to drive a stick).

On the awards front, we are keeping our eye on the Profiles in Courage award over at Chasing the Bread Truck. Nominations are closed already, but we still have high hopes on the campaign trail.

Brian Postelle, staff writer

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