Daily Archives: August 8, 2018

Make It Real

The story of this song and how it was recorded is not an unusual one, and there are many others like it.  The Jets were a sibling-based band, and were recording the songs for their second album (aside from a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Unruly Places

Unruly Places:  Lost Spaces, Secret Cities, And Other Inscrutable Geographies, by Alastair Bonnet This book was at least moderately enjoyable to read.  Obviously, this book goes down a lot better if one shares the author’s political agendas (hint:  he’s strongly … Continue reading

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Book Review: New Views

New Views:  The World Mapped Like Never Before, by Alastair Bonnett Part of this book was deeply enjoyable, as I am someone who likes reading atlases [1], but part of this book was somewhat irritating as well.  As someone who … Continue reading

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