Daily Archives: August 23, 2016

It Seems So Out Of Context In This Gaudy Apartment Complex

It is well known that I have a taste for somewhat racy gangsta jokes [1], and this sort of joke can easily go over the wrong way.  After all, there are few people more conspicuously white as I am, to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Makers And Takers

Makers And Takers:  The Rise Of Finance and The Fall Of American Business, by Rana Foroohar [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Blogging For Books/Crown Business in exchange for an honest review.] I am probably not the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Schloss Nymphenburg

Schloss Nymphenburg, by Klaus G. Forg While I was waiting for dinner last night at the home of a friend, as is frequently my fashion, I picked up a coffee table book [1].  As might be expected, this short book … Continue reading

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