Discovered the BBC’s 2003 “Best Loved Novels”. A couple important revelations: I’ve not read a great number of these books – and I should, just so I might find common conversational ground with the average person who has read about six books on the list. Also, less of those “OH. MY. GOD. You haven’t read [...]
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Play magazine recently released their annual Girls of Gaming issue (except that it’s not really just girls in games, many are anime girls, but you get the idea – fantasy-driven depictions of females in all their curvaceous glory). Luscious fantasies. Flawless destructive females bring you to your knees.
“Advertising has us chasing cars and clothes, working jobs we hate so we can buy shit we don’t need. We’re the middle children of history, man. No purpose or place. We have no Great War. No Great Depression. Our great war is a spiritual war. Our great depression is our lives. We’ve all been raised [...]
Everyone rejoice! From the writers of the original Freakonomics, the new and improved Super Freakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance is out! Finally, what we’ve never thought we might want to know (well, most of us, anyway) in a hardcover. I’m about midway through the book now and [...]