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Review: Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter

I picked this up because i saw a preview for the movie and i thought i might enjoy the book. And, i did. Abraham lincoln as a young man is introduced to the horror that is vampirism. He then discovered … Continue reading

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Review: Under the Never Sky

In a terrible dystopian future some of the human race lives in computer run pods where most of their lives are luved in cyber space. Tge rest of humanity lives in tribes out in the elementscwhere superstorms rake the landscape. … Continue reading

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Review: Salt by Mark Kurlansky

I am writing this while I wait for my computer to provide me with some calculations. I am also writing this review almost six months after I finished this book. I know. It is terrible. And, by that I obviously … Continue reading

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Review: The Lean by Kathy Freston

This book seemed so easy and wonderful that it was a book (and an eating plan) I just had to try out. Kathy Freston’s book outlines a 30 day eating plan that asks you to make one new small change … Continue reading

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Review: Let’s Pretend this Never Happened

Let’s Pretend this Never Happened I finished this book about a month after it came out and I’ve been trying to figure out how to review it. I want to be serious. I want to tell you all of the … Continue reading

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Moby Dick Big Read: Chapters 1 and 2

So, there are two things that you need to know: the first is that The Moby Dick Big Read in which a chapter a day and a new piece of artwork inspired by the book will appear on this website … Continue reading

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Review: Atonement by Ian McEwan

One of my favorite things that I writer can do is give you an ending that isn’t the ending. Let me illustrate what I mean: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban does this. There is a point in the … Continue reading

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Pop Culture Homework Assignment 2012: Goedel, Escher, Bach

Instead of doing something really poppy this summer, I’ve decided to make the homework assignment something really nerdy. In order to do this I’m breaking up the assignment in two parts. The first part is the nerdy part. I will … Continue reading

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Meat.

So, some of Omnivore’s Dilemma is devoted to industrial farming practices, which includes industrial meat-raising operations. Again, I was expecting this to be a little upsetting because I already knew from reading the newspaper and watching food documentaries that these … Continue reading

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The Guilty Eater’s Dilemma?

I finished reading Omnivore’s Dilemma, and it has given me a lot to think about. I was expecting this. I took a class on Science, Technology and Sustainable Development as an undergrad (and, after that did a bunch of reading … Continue reading

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