1. I did not see this episode of the Colbert Report but clearly I have to.

    (Source: catbushandludicrous)

  2. "One of the best invention ever is the book."

  3. alexeidarling:

    The biggest question I have is “Did that Bionic Bunnybook predate Arthur as a show?”

    It is officially LeVar Burton day over here at the LJ tumblr.

  4. 
Q. You’ve said previously that Reading Rainbow was the hardest, most rewarding thing you’ve done in show business. Is that still true for you?
A. I had to learn a new business. I had to learn the technology business. This is the hardest thing I’ve ever done in my life. When you think about reinventing a well-known and beloved brand, the thing that kept us up nights was the fear of failing to meet expectations. This is the hardest thing I’ve ever done…and the most rewarding. I love that I am able to focus at this point in my life on the mission, the continuing mission, of getting kids excited about literature and reading.

Flying Twice as High: Reading Rainbow 2.0 | SLJ Talks to LeVar Burton - The Digital Shift

    Q. You’ve said previously that Reading Rainbow was the hardest, most rewarding thing you’ve done in show business. Is that still true for you?

    A. I had to learn a new business. I had to learn the technology business. This is the hardest thing I’ve ever done in my life. When you think about reinventing a well-known and beloved brand, the thing that kept us up nights was the fear of failing to meet expectations. This is the hardest thing I’ve ever done…and the most rewarding. I love that I am able to focus at this point in my life on the mission, the continuing mission, of getting kids excited about literature and reading.

    Flying Twice as High: Reading Rainbow 2.0 | SLJ Talks to LeVar Burton - The Digital Shift

  5. schoollibraryjournal:

    SLJ’s Karyn Peterson chatted with LeVar Burton about Reading Rainbow’s new initiatives.

    Stay tuned for the article!

    Swoon. Seriously. I don’t think I could handle meeting LeVar. I tried to explain this to some of my coworkers yesterday and ended up describing for like five minutes the scene in Star Trek: Insurrection where Geordi sees a sunset for the first time. So, basically:

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  6. housingworksbookstore:

    hebblog:

    WHY I LOVE THE INTERNET [10]

    YOU CAN’T DISAPPOINT A BOOK!!!

    The internet has been won for today, we can all pack up.

    Auto LeVar Burton reblog. I love you LeVar.

  7. theparisreview:

    As we prepare to send our next issue to press, a reader kindly reminded us of this blast from the past: Reading Rainbow’s field trip to a book bindery! Warning: the stirring theme will be stuck in your head for hours.

    The LJ tumblr has a deep and abiding love for LeVar Burton. This book bindery song calls up more mixed feelings but—