We’re packing up our books and heading out west to join in the 4+ days of pop culture hoopla that is Comic Con International. Hundreds of thousands of fans will engulf the convention center like the walking dead. AND. WE. CAN. NOT. WAIT!
Dads have been giving advice longer than we’ve been receiving ties for Father’s Day. We’ve given advice on the big screen, the small screen and the mobile screen. We’ve given advice in books and music. And, we’ve given advice a long time ago…and in galaxies far, far away. The advice is sometimes comedic, often practical and always from the heart.
It’s pretty common for today’s media to have suggested hashtags so we can join the community of fans talking about a (theoretically) shared experience. You see them in movie trailers. They pop-up on your screen multiple times during your favorite TV show. And even books will often include a suggested hashtag on the back cover.
Recently, I’ve seen a ton of posts that posit what it might look like if classic TV show XYZ had suggested hashtags. My favorite one is for Friends. So I started wondering what it would look like if our favorite classic works of literature had similarly suggested Twitter hashtags…
January is the time for new year's resolutions, right? Going to the gym. Eating healthier. Calling your mom more often. Sure, those work. But, as book lovers, we should draw our inspiration from our favorite literature, right?