What happens when you give a Humans of New York book to a group of kids? The video embedded above features “little humans reading Little Humans.”
What would happen if bibliophiles re-imagined the “12 Days of Christmas” song? The music video embedded above features the Candlewick Press staff performing the “12 Days of Candlewick Holiday.” This children’s books-themed track replaces “a partridge in a pear tree” with “a red hat on a big bear.” What do you think?
December has begun which means it’s time to decorate! Bibliophiles may not want to saw down an evergreen for their home. That’s why we embedded a video below on “how to make your very own Christmas tree out of books.” What do you think?
It’s not easy being a bibliophile around the holidays. The Epic Reads YouTube channel has posted a video detailing the problems that come with “trying to read at family events.”
Over at the Epic Reads blog, the team offered a few tips for this issue such as: “sports are your friend” and “wait until everyone has eaten.” What do you think?
Are you a fan of libraries? Scroobius Pip (pictured, via), a spoken word poet and hip hop artist, crafted a poem to praise these beloved public institutions.
The video embedded above features an animated clip of Pip’s piece commissioned by Chris Hawkins for BBC 6 Music. What do you think?
Danez Smith, an author and poet, wrote a piece in response to the tragedy in Ferguson called “Not an Elegy for Mike Brown.” Smith recited the poem during the preliminary rounds at the 2014 Individual World Poetry Slam.
What does a poorly written Neil Gaiman short story sound like? The Wits radio station hosted the “Bad Gaiman Challenge” to try to answer that question. Hundreds of submissions came in.
The latest episode posted on the “Epic Rap Battles of History” YouTube channel stars two famous couples: Bonnie & Clyde versus Romeo & Juliet. In your opinion, which team won?
The video embedded above features an ending that pays tribute to the one in William Shakespeare’s tragic play. Which literary characters would you recommend to appear in future rap battles?