Monthly Archives: June 2021

Last Train Home

The first single of the upcoming album SOB Rock by John Mayer has a bit of a strange pedigree to it. A few months ago the first segment of the song was released to widespread interest among the musical community … Continue reading

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Book Review: Sheet Pan Chicken

Sheet Pan Chicken, by Cathy Erway This book was very worthwhile but not in the way that the author intends or that I necessarily would have preferred. When I am reading a cookbook like this one, my preference is to … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Chicken Bible

The Chicken Bible, by America’s Test Kitchen This is a fantastic book. If you like to cook (and eat) chicken, and you appreciate having a lot of recipes and options for dishes that show evidence of and provide plenty of … Continue reading

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On The Sorrows Of The Rentier Class

One of the irritations that has to be endured in the contemporary world is frequently having to listen to clueless leftists complain about capitalism when it comes to the behavior of companies like Billboard and their anticompetitive policies towards those … Continue reading

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Book Review: Paul McCartney: Many Years From Now

Paul McCartney: Many Years From Now, by Barry Miles This book is about as close to an autobiography that one could expect of Paul McCartney’s life, and though it only covers the period up to the breakup of the Beatles, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Paul McCartney: The Life

Paul McCartney: The Life, by Philip Norman By and large (and this book is large, at more than 800 pages), this is an enjoyable book to read if you are fond of the Beatles and especially Paul McCartney. This book … Continue reading

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Book Review: Paul McCartney: A Life

Paul McCartney: A Life, by Peter Ames Carlin Paul McCartney is an interesting figure and this book does a good job at looking at his life in such a way that the reader who has an interest in the history … Continue reading

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A Modest Proposal For The Development Of DIY Charts

While there have been websites that have catered to subjective personal charts, most of these were merely charts based on favoritism and there was not the provision of a large amount of data to allow the development of charts that … Continue reading

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Book Review: Statistics Done Wrong

Statistics Done Wrong: A Woefully Complete Guide, by Alex Reinhart The problem with this book, such as it is, is that it by no means a woefully complete guide. To be sure, the state of statistics abuse in contemporary society … Continue reading

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Book Review: How To Lie With Statistics

How To Lie With Statistics, by Darrel Huff One of the more telling and unfortunate aspects of life is that those who crusade against something are usually guilty of what they are crusading against. Those who crusade against injustice are … Continue reading

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