A Pathetic End

Discovered this in a public library copy of Leni Riefenstahl’s autobiography that I was reading for school. This person had written similar comments all throughout the book. In the end reading the previous readers running commentary was more interesting then the book itself. This the final comment on the last page was by far the … Continued

Angry Granny

I found this in a used book store. It was tucked in a World War II book.

The Grease on My Pizza

I was with my friend opening up my new textbooks for school when i dropped my used copy of The Great Gatsby.

Autumn Love

Found at a used bookstore.

Advice for Dad

I found this in a book entitled “Violence and the Sacred;” I’m not sure if that makes the note funnier or not. As a dad myself, I think the advice is pretty astute, though.

Lame Andrew

I found this treasure in a library book on love in Dante’s Paradiso. It made my research process much more enjoyable and entertaining.

The Screaming Chicken

I was stacking up my kids’ library books to return when this list fell out of my daughter’s copy of “Junie B. Jones: First Grader.”

Endless Love

I bought Nicholas Sparks’ A Walk to Remember at my local library’s bookstore. A beautiful but tragic love story. Inside I found a real love letter written on the first page. After reading it I couldn’t help but wonder what happened to them and why anyone would misplace such a beautiful letter.

101 Movies to Avoid

Found this post-it inside the cover of “101 Movies to Avoid,” a book by Allan Smithee, which of course is the name that movie’s producers or directors give when they don’t want to be known. The reader obviously didn’t think much of the content but it didn’t deter me … I wanted to know what … Continued