Monthly Archives: February 2017

Book Review: Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman

Norse mythology is old. It is all but written in the word ‘mythology’ , mythology being a belief system that we are ourselves far enough away from that pesky ghost of religion to let it joyously linger as historical artifact as … Continue reading

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Ruminations #6

Is it okay to spend hours looking over old notes, marveling over the fact you managed to come through the event in one piece while being awestruck at how stupid you were to do it to begin with? My notes … Continue reading

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Book Review: Neuromancer by William Gibson

I’ve tried reading this book something like four time over the last two years, but something about it always kept me from feeling comfortable about finishing it, about casting it aside and with it settling upon a judgment that I … Continue reading

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Journey’s End

“Is there ever a point where, you know, you regret it? All the lives you didn’t live just sort of staring at you from behind that wall of possibilities. I can’t imagine even being able to face them. All those … Continue reading

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Book Review: Exit Right: The People Who Left the Left and Reshaped the American Century by Daniel Oppenheimer

[Note: I read this book a year ago. Things have changed no small bit since then, but a review is a review and I’m posting it as is.] A great election-year book. An exploration of the journey of personal politics … Continue reading

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Book Review: @War: The Rise of the Military-Internet Complex by Shane Harris

@War suffers not only in its kitschy title, but in its wee-haw, all hail the Military Industrial/Internet Complex viewpoint. I read this book as tentative research for a project and early on it became clear that my only option to survive … Continue reading

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Caustic Little Fairytales

We grew up with them, we all did. These caustic little fairytales. The idea that life, love, and happiness were not only possible, but perfect. That every piece of misery was only a building block to something better. Like a … Continue reading

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