The Sunday Fun Five #28
Sunday Fun 5:
#28: The 5 Excuses for Not Reading That Just Don't Cut It Anymore
For the 7th of June #29: The 5 Summer Vacations You Can Take Through Reading
A Countdown of
The 5 Excuses for Not Reading That Just Don't Cut It Anymore
5. "Books are boring."
Clearly the person who uses the above excuse needs a literary intervention. Sure, some books aren't for everyone, but enacting a blanket ban against books because you read Moby Dick followed by War and Peace (
4. "But isn't it... nerdy?"
(The only response I have to this is the above photograph of James Dean reading poetry. Enough shown.)
|Read- while riding a water buffalo.|
Some people have never heard of audiobooks. It's like we live in the Stone Ages. People think all people write using a hammer and chisel. I'm sorry, but Moses is gone, and so is the age of the inaccessible book. If you have a hobby you love, compliment it with an audiobook. You'll be glad you did.
|Torrie kindly models headphones, as I couldn't find another picture I liked.|
I've known many people who have disabilities (blindness, dyslexia), but nonetheless prefer books to other mediums of entertainment. Most of the people I know use audiobooks if they have something visually deterring them from reading, but some people just don't have time to read visually, as shown below.
1. "I don't have time."
This one really gets me. You have time to keep up with the Kardashians, spend hours on social media, and binge watch 5 tv series on Netflix... but you don't have time to read. Hmm.... that excuse isn't cutting it anymore. You'll have to find a better one to impress me.