Daily Archives: July 25, 2018

Somaliland Update: Fighting Corruption By Targeting Ghost Workers

It was a pleasure for me, as someone who supports the efforts of Somaliland to improve their standard of living and to earn recognition as a sovereign state [1], to see the following tweet on my feed today from the … Continue reading

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Liveblogging Jane Austen: Part Four

This has been a somewhat lengthy series so far [1], but now it’s time to look at the first part of Mansfield Park, which is supposed to be two hours or so. 9:13PM:  Clearly the BBC had a small acting … Continue reading

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Album Review: Land 2 Air Chronicles I (EP)

This particular “album” is a three song EP that was released by Kenna.  Having previously listened to and enjoyed his two full albums, which were both excellent and should have been hits, does Kenna’s independent music efforts have the same … Continue reading

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Album Review: Make Sure They See My Face

Make Sure They See My Face, by Kenna The second album by alternative/electronic singer-songwriter Kenna, this album featured Kenna’s most sustained attempt to achieve mainstream popularity, with songs co-written and produced by Chad Hugo and Pharrell Williams of the Neptunes … Continue reading

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Album Review: New Sacred Cow

New Sacred Cow, by Kenna Admittedly, Kenna is far more obscure of an artist than most of those whose albums I review, but I heard about him from an audiobook by Malcolm Gladwell, “Blink,” that discussed how the verdict of … Continue reading

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