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True Confessions Of A Pitchfork-Wielding Peasant From An Internet Lynch Mob

Normally speaking, social media public shamings are fairly anonymous affairs.  If you were filming a crowd of angry peasants with torches and pitchforks firmly in hand, most of the peasants involved would be somewhat anonymous.  It would not do for … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: A Curious Mind

A Curious Mind:  The Secret To A Bigger Life, by Brian Grazer with Charles Fishman, read by Norbert Leo Butz As someone who is deeply and systematically curious [1], I found this book definitely something to suit my own curiosity.  … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Politically Incorrect Guide To The Sixties

The Politically Incorrect Guide To The Sixties, by Jonathan Leaf As one of a large collection of Politically Incorrect Guides [1] that I am in the process of reading and reviewing, I was struck by the way that this book … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: The Box Tops

When you think of the names of people who are in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame more than one time, you get names like Erik Clapton (inducted three times), Jeff Beck, Johnny Carter, David Crosby, Peter Gabriel, all … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Ten Commandments: Still The Best Moral Code

The Ten Commandments:  Still The Best Moral Code, by Dennis Prager I have to admit that I was a bit disappointed with this book.  My disappointment does not spring form the fact that the author says anything wrong–if you are … Continue reading

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Book Review: My Lady’s Choosing

My Lady’s Choosing:  An Interactive Romance Novel, by Kitty Curran & Larissa Zageris What do you get when you cross a somewhat sleazy but generally entertaining regency novel with intriguing characters and a compelling and complex plot with the Choose … Continue reading

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Book Review: Balloon Pop Outlaw Black

Balloon Pop Outlaw Black, by Patricia Lockwood I must admit I’m not a particular fan of the author’s writing from what I had previously read, but this book of poetry is at least passable.  It is quirky and at least … Continue reading

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On The High Cost Of Civility

While I have a great deal of sympathy and considerable agreement with libertarian economic ideas [1], I am frequently reminded in moments like these why I part ways with libertarians when it comes to cultural matters.  We happen to live … Continue reading

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Book Review: Create Vs. Copy

Create Vs. Copy, by Ken Wytsma [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Moody Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] I have a sort of love-hate relationship with this author’s work [1], and this book is … Continue reading

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Book Review: How To Be A Perfect Christian

How To Be A Perfect Christian:  Your Comprehensive Guide To Flawless Spiritual Living, by the Babylon Bee [Note:  This book was a complementary gift for joining the Waterbrook/Multnomah Book Launch team.  No review was required, but of course I’m reviewing … Continue reading

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