Daily Archives: March 4, 2020

On The Logistics Of Creating Your Own Charts

It is easy to criticize a company like Billboard when they make arbitrary decisions about what sort of streaming they consider to be the most important, but creating music charts is not an easy business.  It is a lot harder … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: A Shorter History Of Australia

A Shorter History Of Australia, by Geoffrey Blainey, read by Humphrey Bower Admittedly, Australian history is not something I consider myself to be particularly knowledgeable about beyond the general details of aboriginal settling and isolation, British settlement, and Australia’s simultaneous … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Captive Paradise

Captive Paradise:  A History Of Hawaii, by James L. Haley, read by Joe Barrett This book has a difficult task and the author manages to succeed in that difficult task fairly well.  On the one hand, the author clearly wanted … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: How The Dog Became The Dog

How The Dog Became The Dog:  From Wolves To Our Best Friends, by Mark Derr, read by David Colacci In some ways this book is a bit of a cop-out.  While the author does discuss the insights of genetic genealogy … Continue reading

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