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Book Review: Seven Guitars (The Century Cycle #5)

Seven Guitars (The Century Cycle #5), by August Wilson I must say that as someone who reads plays a lot, it is somewhat surprising to me to think that this play is the first I have read by this particular … Continue reading

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On The Ubiquity Of Fatburgs

This morning, as I was getting ready for work, I noticed that an acquaintance of mine had sent me a request to like his page, where he promoted the use of grease interceptors in order to help companies address the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Jesus The King

Jesus The King:  Understanding The Life And Death Of The Son Of God, by Timothy Keller Reviewing this book gives me an opportunity to engage in one of my favorite rants regarding publishing.  If this book is viewed in isolation, … Continue reading

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Coming To Terms In The Creation And Enjoyment Of Music

There is often a great disconnect between various different audiences and stakeholders when it comes to the world of music.  Over and over again, music critics (many of whom I spend a fair amount of time listening to) lament the … Continue reading

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But Is It Necessary?

One of the obvious insights that one gains from reading a lot of books as I do is the understanding that a lot of books are simply not necessary.  The question of necessity, though, depends much on the specific purposes … Continue reading

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Book Review: My Year Of Flops

My Year Of Flops:  One Man’s Journey Deep Into The Heart Of Cinematic Failure, by Nathan Rabin Although we share a first name, the author and I have a very different view of the world and also a different view … Continue reading

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The Alliance Of American Football: The Latest Iteration Of A Perennial Idea

There are some things that get tried over and over again in the hope that they will work.  One of these ideas is another league of professional football in the United States aside from the National Football League.  And it … Continue reading

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Book Review: Uninve$ted

Uninve$ted:  How Wall Street Hijacks Your Money & How To Fight Back, by Bobby Monks with Justin Jaffe and Bree LaCasse It is striking and remarkable that in reading a book that I thought would complement what I had been … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Bogleheads’ Guide To Investing

The Bogleheads’ Guide To Investing, by Mel Lindauer, Taylor Larimore, and Michael LeBoeuf Reading this book, which took months to arrive through all of the previous readers who put it on hold in the library, prompted me to ask a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Bogle On Mutual Funds

Bogle On Mutual Funds:  New Perspectives For The Intelligent Investor, by John C. Bogle As someone who is pretty familiar with the author’s books [1], this book was a pretty obvious choice to read.  As someone who enjoys Bogle’s perspective, … Continue reading

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