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I Am Pleased to Inform You That Someone Now Has a Tattoo Inspired by You and/or Your Work, by Molly Bradley

Dear Author,

Congratulations! You must have done something right, because something you wrote has inspired someone to imprint an excerpted portion, representation, allusion, or overt reference to it on a part of their body, to remain there forever.

Please do appreciate what it means for a person to go ahead and do this. For one, the kind of person who would get a tattoo of a literary nature is surely a voracious reader. This person has read countless words that he or she did not deem fit to emblazon permanently on his or her person, probably because they were not moving enough or too trite or even too commonly [...]

The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show: Author Cole Stryker

This week on the Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show, Jeff talks to Cole Stryker who wrote the books Epic Win For Anonymous about the hacktivist group Anonymous, and Hacking The Future about the value of anonymity on the internet and why we should fight to keep it.

They talk about what 4chan actually is and how the group Anonymous is associated with it, how the mainstream media often portrays them in a much darker light than what the reality is and what the group is able to do.

"I describe Anonymous as being a few geniuses surrounded by a legion of cheerleaders, or a few geniuses [...]