Largely Literary Linkage: Intellectual property, rejection letters, your liberal arts degree, and drinking

Goth is all but gone from Queen West. Bookstores are closing. Rob “the Jerk” Ford’s  approval rating is rising. (Seriously?!) What is my poor city coming to?

Forget it. Escapism. That’s what the Internet’s for, right? At least in part?

So, change your Twitter language settings to lolcat, and…Oh, wait. Most of these links are equally depressing. Copyright and intellectual property issues, rejection letters, a short story about how worthless your liberal arts degree really is, American psychos and rampant sexism. So it goes?

Linkage:

Or, for those who abstain, this video on bat orphans will kill you with cuteness. All better?