Daily Archives: June 7, 2014

Book Review: Shift

Shift, by Hugh Howey Having read the first volume of Hugh Howey’s massive and sprawling Silo series [1], I was intrigued to see where this particular book would take the post-apocalyptic story introduced in the five sections of “Wool.” Instead … Continue reading

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Gospel Minus Gospel

A few years ago, I became familiar with a cartoon called “Garfield Minus Garfield,” a second-order cartoon that starts with Jim Davis’ cartoons of his lasagne-loving lazy cat and removes the eponymous character, turning a somewhat average cartoon into a … Continue reading

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Sister Cities

As I was driving to work this morning, I got to listen to part of an interview between the radio station DJ and the assistant mayor of Bologna, Italy, who was in town for the Rose Festival, which Portland is … Continue reading

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Book Review: What Works

What Works: Common Sense Solutions for A Stronger America, by Cal Thomas [Note: This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Zondervan Press in exchange for an honest review.] While I am not familiar with Cal Thomas as an author … Continue reading

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