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Category Archives: Books
Today I read an article by Scott Zornig, who is or was the president of the Santa Barbara Channel Swimming Association. In this article, he hits on some points about open water swimming that sort of ring true. His main beef … Continue reading
This is the book that propels fools to start running barefoot. I am no different of a reader. “Born to Run” takes us to a remote area in Mexico, where a group of people, the Tarahumara, who are untouched by modern … Continue reading
This was a book that Brett, my friend and boss at OC tanner read and recommended. Great book, just finished it tonight.
I’ve now seen this movie over 5 times. It creeps me out. There is sparse dialog. But for now, this movie enters into my Personal Top 10 Movies.
I started watching Craig Ferguson, this year. He is a quick-witted, Scottish-bred American. Very funny and his comedy is a little skewed. So I like watching his show. Craig released a book, this year, called “American on Purpose.” I just … Continue reading
This book was pretty good in that, I really had no feel for what is happening on the ice when a fight breaks out, and, as the title implies, how retaliation works. After finishing The Code, I think I have … Continue reading
Just finished John Avlon’s book, “Wingnuts: How the Lunatic Fringe is Hijacking America”. This was a terrific book and it spoke to my constant tendency to be suspicious of the fringes of talk radio, news, and political politics. I think … Continue reading
Talk to the Hand: The Utter Bloody Rudeness of the World Today, or Six Good Reasons to Stay Home and Bolt the Door, by Lynne Truss
This, like its predecessor, “Eats, Shoots and Leaves”, continues its attack on the insanity that is society and its foibles. In “Eats, Shoots and Leaves”, Lynn went after poor spelling and grammar. In Talk to the Hand, she takes on … Continue reading