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05-11-2011, 10:49 AM
It's cold and it's snowing. Welcome to Colorful Colorado.

TOTD: What if we had the chance to re-title some classic works to make them more relevant to today's literary consumer? Here ar a few to start with:

Then: The Wealth of Nations
Now: Invisible Hands: The Mysterious Market Forces That Control Our Lives and How to Profit from Them

Then: Walden
Now: Camping with Myself: Two Years in American Tuscany

Then: The Theory of the Leisure Class
Now: Buying Out Loud: The Unbelievable Truth About What We Consume and What It Says About Us

Then: The Gospel of Matthew
Now: 40 Days and a Mule: How One Man Quit His Job and Became the Boss

Then: The Prince
Now: The Prince (Foreword by Oprah Winfrey)

Rebel Yell
05-11-2011, 11:10 AM
Then: Atlas Shrugged
Now: Atlas' Back Finally Gave Out

05-11-2011, 11:16 AM
Then: The Odyssey
Now: Baby I'm Back, by the Lean, Mean Fighting Machine.

05-11-2011, 11:23 AM
Then: Atlas Shrugged
Now: Atlas' Back Finally Gave Out

Then: Atlas Shrugged
Now: In Defense of Mr Potter

05-11-2011, 11:51 AM
It's finally spring. We've had 3 nice days in a row.


Then: A Tale Of Two Cities
Now: Revenge Of The French Bitch

05-11-2011, 03:48 PM
Kicking because I think the replies so far are great.

05-11-2011, 04:15 PM
Then: A Catcher in the Rye
Now: Oppositional Defiance Disorder: An Owner's Manual

Then: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
Now: So You're All Grown Up Now!

Then: The Bluest Eye
Now: White Guilt on $10 a Day

05-11-2011, 04:22 PM
Then: The Cat in the Hat
Now: Imaginary Friends and Medicating Children

Then: Pride and Prejudice
Now: How Mr Darcy Got His Groove Back

05-11-2011, 04:23 PM
Was: The Communist Manifesto
Now: Bankrupting a Nation

Was: The Decent of Man
Now: Planet of the Apes

Was: The God Delusion
Now: I Lost at Pascal's Wager

05-11-2011, 04:38 PM
Then: Dante's Inferno
Now: Good Choice, Bad Choice. A Primer for Non-Judgmental Inclusiveness.

05-11-2011, 04:43 PM
Then: Little House on the Prairie
Now: Living in Flyover America

Then: Black Like Me
Now: Michael Jackson Do-Over

Then: Death Be Not Proud
Now: Obamacare, the Cure

05-11-2011, 04:55 PM
Then: The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government
Now: Yea, I Guess the Institution Was Too Peculiar

Then: Democracy in America
Now: Travels With Kermit

Then: Tropic of Cancer
Now: Hot Catholic Geisha Girls in Trouble

05-11-2011, 05:32 PM
Then: War and Peace
Now: The Neverending Story

Then: Alive
Now: The Definitive Guide to Airplane Food

05-11-2011, 06:41 PM
Then: Quo Vadis
Now: Sup Bro

Then: The Joy of Sex
Now: Living With Herpes.

Then: The Old Man and the Sea
Now: Simplified Writing For Drunks

05-11-2011, 09:05 PM
Then: Crime and Punishment
Now: A Beginners Guide To Welfare

Then: Democracy In America
Now: Wishful Thinking

05-11-2011, 10:34 PM

A question for the guys here, and be honest; am I the only one that scrolls through the topics and keeps reading this thread's title as "Better Titties"?

I'm just askin'.

05-11-2011, 10:50 PM
Moving on...

Then: The Lord of the Rings
Now: Celibacy as a Lifestyle

Then: Moby Dick
Now: Jaws

Then: Huckberry Finn
Now: Two Years Before the Master

Then: The Bible
Now: Charton Heston: The Loudest Ape

05-12-2011, 11:14 AM
Then: To Kill a Mockinbird
Now: PETA and the NAACP, Live from Detroit