What a strange loop, this book.
No one covers eccentric personalities like Jon Ronson. I first heard the author reading some of his work on This American Life, way back when it was only a radio show before it was a podcast. His voice takes some getting used to, but it matches his subject matter each time. He’s an obsessive with an anxious edge. He sounds fragile, but he’s dogged. You’d have to be to dig this deeply into the topic of psychosis in America.
Continue reading “The Psychopath Test”
You can immediately feel Hawley’s fingerprint all over this story. The prose is so well crafted and pops with an energy.
Continue reading “Before The Fall review”
The other day I ran into a code bug that took a while to figure out. It was so unique (to me) that I thought I’d write about it.
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Ok, it’s that time again: time for another round of recent audio book reviews, as seen over on my GoodReads.
Continue reading “Audio book roundup, volume 2”
I’ve been “reading” a lot of books lately, thanks to the magic of audio books on my phone. I use the word reading loosely here, since it feels like a lot less work for a slow reader like me. Yet, I can’t argue with the science that confirms that, while listening to the spoken word, the brain is activated in much the same way as reading the words for oneself.
With that in mind, here’s what I’ve enjoyed recently…
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For the past several years, I’ve found myself undergoing what can only be described as a thorough reckoning. “Do I really believe all this stuff?” is a question I would subconsciously ask myself as often as I ate food.
Continue reading “Liturgy and Eucharist”
“Avengers: Endgame” marks the end of a generation of aging nerds like myself. It stirred up in me so much emotion that I wasn’t prepared for and I can’t wait to see the 3 hour finale again.
Continue reading “Avengers: Endgame”
One of my most precious parenting rituals is reading to my children before their bedtimes. My son is in love with the Magic Tree House series, having read (listened) to probably 90% of the collection twice over by now.
Continue reading “#BecauseOfRHE, Abe and Jonas”
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