Literary Karaoke

The Best of The Week

What to node? The eternal question in Everything2. A blank page is both a blessing and a curse. If you ever find yourself in this situation, fear not! Here we present a list of one thousand articles that all Wikipedias should have, in as many languages as possible.

This list is based on Version 1.1 which is the first of its kind to have 1000 articles and is more or less a consensus of the Wikimedia movement. Emphasis comes from the original.

Please note that the criteria for inclusion in this list is… complicated to say the least, and outside of the scope of E2. This is not exactly a well-balanced view of the world and its topics, it should serve:

as a guideline for {Wikipedias} so that they will contain a minimum amount of basic, useful information. This way, people will be encouraged to use



I would

                like for you (willingly)

to make

                your arms  (eager)


 reaching for me, with open palms 


                                          in the same way

you pull the sheets back onto your (empty) bed 


There is a particular type of rage, the fury of those attempting to resist the pain of humiliation, that is seen among those who were promised much and realized it was all a lie. It is most apparent on Tumblr among the bloggers who grieve for the fortunes of the young white Millennials, who were promised prosperity and found none; it arises as well among the young men of a country who feel a great ethnic or national pride and see their land…

News for Noders

October 1: Please join us in celebrating The Culture of Fear: The 2019 Halloween Horrorquest.

October 17: Happy Birthday gnarl!

October 31: Something spooky will probably happen today. It usually does.

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September 7 С днём рождения, Stasik!

September 16 Feliz cumpleaños Ancientsnow!

September 18 Happy birthday Stuart!

Septemaaarr 19 Talk like a pirate day.

September 25 Happy birthday Templeton!

September 27 Happy birthday Uberbanana!

October 1: get ready for The Culture of Fear: The 2019 Halloween Horrorquest!

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August 4 Happy birthday avalyn!

August 6 広島

August 9 長崎

August 27 Happy birthday Bitriot

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July 1: Brevity Quest 2019 begins!

July 1: Canada Day.

July 4: America Day.

July 7: Alice’s Day (AKA Alice in Wonderland Day).

July 17-22: Hemingway Days; party central is Key West, Florida.

July 31: Harry Potter's Birthday.

If you have anything to add to this calendar, let Tem42 know.

June 4: SciFiQuest 3019: My Robot Made Me Do It ends. Rewards will be announced shortly.

June 4: Aesop's Birthday.

June 11: TerribleAspect's birthday!

June 13: Serjeant's Muse's birthday!

June 16: Bloomsday.

June 19: Juneteenth.

June 21: Summer solstice (northern hemisphere) and winter solstice (southern hemisphere).

June 28: Tau Day.

June 30: Get ready for Brevity Quest 2019, coming soon to a website near you!

If you have an item for this calendar, /msg Tem42.