Daily Archives: April 14, 2021

It’s Headcanon For A Reason

One of the phenomena that I find particularly interesting is the way that people create canons in their head that are based on existing intellectual properties but are not official and confirmed by those who create those properties. It is … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Food Of A Younger Land

The Food Of A Younger Land, by Mark Kurlansky This book is immensely disappointing on a variety of levels. Most of the book’s problems result from the agenda of the writer, who seeks to find in the abortive federal project … Continue reading

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Book Review: Chicken Soup For The Soul Cookbook

Chicken Soup For The Soul Cookbook, edited by jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, and Diana von Welanetz Wentworth It is difficult to take a book like this entirely seriously. One of the editors of this book claims, risibly, that this … Continue reading

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