Discovery of the Week: Problems of a Book Nerd

Last week I mentioned how great Tumblr is for new discoveries. Well Buzzfeed is another great source for finding cool new corners of the internet.

This week’s discovery actually involves both of those sites. I’d like to introduce you to Problems of a Book Nerd.

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Thanks to this Buzzfeed post, I learned about Problems of a Book Nerd, a tumblr devoted to posts about issues book lovers face.

People submit “book nerd problems” and the creator of the blog goes through them and decides which ones to share, then numbers them, and posts them (at the time of this post there were over 650 “problems).

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This is an example of some of the many posts. They’re funny little situations that many readers have either experienced, or heard stories of. I’ve seen a lot of these pinned on Pinterest and posted on Facebook. I never knew where they came from and I’m so glad I found this tumblr. I’m currently working my throw the archives. My favorite so far is this one below.

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I love the note at the bottom. I think that’s a beautiful thought.

In addition to these posts, the girl who runs the blog answers questions her followers have messaged her. Most of them have to do with favorite books and book experiences but occasionally there are some other, non-book related questions topics.

I’m still figuring out this whole Tumblr thing and I like that I’m finding new blogs to follow. I love reading and I never have enough time in my schedule to do so as much as I’d like. So, I have to live vicariously through Pinterest book boards and now Tumblr blogs like this one.


Discovery of the Week: Oh My Disney

It has been a bit since I posted. There were issues that prevented me from writing anything last week and I did say I promised to try but said nothing about being devoted to a “every week” post, so I don’t feel too bad. Plus, this week’s “discovery” is really fun and hopefully that makes up for a little.

I discovered a while ago but wanted to share with the internet world now that Disney has a “Buzzfeed” inspired blog, “Oh My Disney.” It is made up of lists and articles that cover everything Disney.

From flowcharts like which Tweedle Are You? to lists like What Your Favorite Disney Prince Says About You, it has everything a Disney fanatic could want in a website devoted to wasting time.

I’m not a huge fan of the name, “Oh My Disney” but I know they do that to abbreviate it to OMD! which I don’t think I like either but I can understand from a marketing standpoint.

It seems like it is pretty legit. It is linked to the official Disney website and they sometimes posts pictures of their OMD! obsessions at work. From the pictures it looks like they are actual Disney offices. I think it’s probably a pet project of someone who works there and they do things in their off time (kind of like a certain movieclips blog).

They don’t always update it but it’s a fun little site. I know I’ve posted quite a bit about blogs and the internet but just remember I spend the entire time I’m at work on the internet. I write what I know and I know what I see. I will try in the future to have a little more variety.

Thanks for stopping by and I’ll see you next time 🙂