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#GivingTuesday

Let’s see. Yesterday was Cyber Monday, and I’m not quite sure what that meant, but none of y’all submitted naughty comments, so. Before that was Sunday, and I don’t even … Continue reading

December 2, 2014 · 1 Comment

To-Do: Western Mass, NYC, Chicago

A pal brings this event, in Amherst, MA, to our attention: The publication of Hampshire College librarian Alana Kumbier’s book Ephemeral Material: Queering the Archive will be celebrated on Oct. … Continue reading

October 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Books Through Bars Fundraiser

Hey, real quick, pirates. Here in NYC Books Through Bars, “a non-profit community group and collective which sends free donated books to people in prison,” is having their annual bingo fundraiser … Continue reading

September 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

To Do List

I’m told Holler If Ya Hear Me, the Broadway musical based on Tupac Shakur’s music, is very good, but it is closing Sunday after poor box office returns. If you’ll be … Continue reading

July 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

“Continued and endless contempt”: Jerry is Free!

Good news, friends! A couple days ago Jerry Koch was released from MCC here in New York. He’d been in there for the last eight months after refusing to talk … Continue reading

January 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Jeremy Hammond Update

Ok, friends, news this morning is that Jeremy Hammond has reached his new home…. in Manchester, Kentucky.  It’s about a 7 hour drive from Chicago.  But, as Chepe just reminded … Continue reading

January 14, 2014 · 1 Comment

Happy Birthday, Jeremy

Dear ones, today is Jeremy Hammond’s 29th birthday.  We here at the Shipwreck wish him well, and hope that it is as happy as can be under the circumstances. Normally, … Continue reading

January 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Welcome home, Migs!

Moments ago friend of the LibrarianShipwreck, Rachel Allshiny, picked up Migs (of the NATO 5) from prison.  After having 30 days good time restored, he’s been released earlier than expected, … Continue reading

December 12, 2013 · 1 Comment

To Do List: mostly NYC again, sorry (updated)

First of all, as previously mentioned, Jeremy Hammond has been moved to MDC Brooklyn, which is in Sunset Park.  There will be a noise demo for him tonight (12/3) at … Continue reading

December 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

New Address for Jeremy Hammond

Since his sentencing a week ago, Jeremy has been moved to MDC Brooklyn.  Please update your address books, or digital facsimiles thereof, accordingly.  In a few months he will move … Continue reading

November 22, 2013 · 4 Comments

10 Years

As you may have seen by now, Judge Preska sentenced Jeremy Hammond to 10 years on Friday. I’ve previously mentioned how fucked up & bullshit this whole thing is, but … Continue reading

November 18, 2013 · 3 Comments

Jeremy Hammond Sentencing, Tomorrow 11/15

Friend of the library, Jeremy Hammond, who I’ve written about several times before, is being sentenced tomorrow.  He faces up to ten years.  If you are in NYC, please come … Continue reading

November 14, 2013 · 1 Comment

Woodford County Jail has a problem with books —

— which means we have a problem with them. So, there’s a couple animal rights fellas, Tyler Lang & Kevin Olliff, sitting in Woodford County Jail in Eureka, Illinois, charged … Continue reading

October 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Jeremy Hammond: We Write Letters

Jeremy Hammond’s sentencing is coming up next month (you’ll recall that he pleaded guilty back in May).  Judging by her past performance with him, I don’t expect that Judge Preska … Continue reading

October 8, 2013 · 1 Comment

Jason Hammond Update

Y’all!  Prisoner supporter extraordinaire @allshiny tells us that friend of the library Jason Hammond (twin brother of Jeremy Hammond) finally got out of Cook County Jail last night! The motion to reduced the … Continue reading

August 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

To Do List

Three quick things, friends. First, our pals at Urban Librarians Unite are getting bigger and better by the second.  (Congrats to the new west coast chapter, ULU Bay Area!)  Which … Continue reading

August 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Jailed Comrades: you’ve got to be fucking kidding edition

I know how much you all like writing letters to locked up comrades, so get out your address books. Jason Hammond, twin brother of Jeremy Hammond, who is still awaiting … Continue reading

July 17, 2013 · 2 Comments

Book club!

Hey, y’all.  I bet, after my last post on the subject that some of you really wanted to write to Jerry (or Jeremy, or some other prisoners), but didn’t know … Continue reading

June 6, 2013 · 1 Comment

Jeremy Hammond Update

Jeremy had court this morning.  He pleaded guilty to the Stratfor hack & 8 other hacks.  His sentencing is in September, and he could get as much as 10 years … Continue reading

May 28, 2013 · 1 Comment

Get out your pens!

Ok, librarians, bookish types tend to also be pretty prolific letter writers, so break out the stationary and find some stamps, because we’ve got another political prisoner who needs some … Continue reading

May 22, 2013 · 4 Comments

Tonight & Tomorrow: Jeremy Hammond

To review, Jeremy hammond has been locked up here in New York for over a year awaiting trial for the Stratfor hack.  He has court tomorrow, Wednesday, April 10, at … Continue reading

April 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Specter of General Ludd at SXSW

The SXSW festival, held annually in Austin, Texas, is something of a bacchanal to the new. While many are familiar with the festival for its music and film components it … Continue reading

March 25, 2013 · 8 Comments

Prison & Support

Today marks a full year that Jeremy Hammond has been locked up, awaiting trial after being charged with the Stratfor hack.  Last March 5, he was arrested in Chicago by … Continue reading

March 5, 2013 · 1 Comment

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