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Book Review: Solutions And Other Problems

Solutions And Other Problems, by Allie Brosh In reading this book I have to admit that I had some complicated feelings and thoughts about this book. By and large, the author spends a book of 500 not very skillfully illustrated … Continue reading

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Wherefore The Tank

In writing this, I feel it is worthwhile to comment at the outset that I am not referring to the tank in its role as a key aspect of armored military technology, but rather in terms of the tank job … Continue reading

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An Ordinary Year

One of the more interesting aspects of this year, at least from what others say, is that there is a big hurry on the part for people to see 2020 as over. Whether I am listening to people who judge … Continue reading

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Mail On Sundays

One of the more amusing aspects of life that one finds when one does not go out much is one’s observation of what is going on in the neighborhood. And I will be the first to admit that I do … Continue reading

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Resting In Bed

Twice today I had conversations with people and I commented earlyish in the evening that I was resting in bed and I was told that it was entirely too early to be doing so, given that it is well known … Continue reading

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Legends In Their Own Minds

There is something unsettling about reading true crime books. Among the most unsettling parts of such books–and I say this as someone who reads the genre relatively frequently–is that the books are seldom as true as they set out to … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts On The 2020 YE List

I may decide at some point soonish to do a ranking of the top 100 songs of the 2020 Billboard YE chart list or make some kind of worst list as I have in previous years, but as the chart … Continue reading

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On The Problem Of Content

Almost three decades ago American rock-and-roll singer/songwriter Bruce Springsteen made an entertaining song whose title, “52 Channels And Nothing On,” still makes me chuckle a good bit. It was obvious even in the past that the increase in the number … Continue reading

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Book Review: Como Te Llamas?

Como Te Llamas?: Everyday Llamas You Might Know, by Kristin Llamas This book is not quite what one would expect, and if it’s not a very serious book in any way, it is certainly an enjoyable look at llamas. In … Continue reading

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Another Day, Another Dollar, Another War

I often find it amusing when the same problems manifest themselves over and over again. As I have often noted, communication is a particularly Nathanish problem, but it is not only a problem for me personally, but also a problem … Continue reading

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