Daily Archives: October 5, 2020

Signs Of Life: A Case Study In Irony And Metaphor

There is a class of albums that I would like to call the “We’re Still Here” albums, where a band that has had a great deal of turmoil like losing their lead singer or being dropped from their label releases … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Great Course: Turning Points In American History

Great Courses: Turning Points In American History, by Professor Edward T. O’Donnell This is a course that I wanted to like more than I actually did. That isn’t to say that this is a terrible course, but considering that it … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: American Lion

American Lion: Andrew Jackson In The White House, by Jon Meacham, read by John H. Mayer By and large this is a solid account of the Andrew Jackson White House, told in a way that attempts to build the largest … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Jacksonland

Jacksonland:  President Andrew Jackson, Cherokee Chief John Ross, And A Great American Land Grab, by Steve Inskeep, read by the author There is a lot that is both moving and rather futile about this book.  The author has a clear … Continue reading

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