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Nov 25

Book Review: How We Got to Now

How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World by Steven Johnson The closest I’ve read to a book like this was Michael Pollen’s THE BOTANY OF DESIRE, though that book had to do with plants and how they impacted human societies and this has to do with technologies and how they …

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Jun 08

Third Fox Postcard

This is the third fox postcard. It taught me something about drawing, namely that I will be happier with the drawing if I am drawing something that I like. Except for owls, which I like, but all my drawings of owls looked weird. I think it’s that the beaks are odd. But foxes are easy,and …

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May 26

Book Review: City: A Guidebook for the Urban Age

City: A Guidebook for the Urban Age by P.D. Smith I got this as an audiobook, and in the introduction he mentions that it’s not meant to necessarily be read end to end, but rather that you can skip around, much as you would in a city. Perhaps that would have made it a better …

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Apr 16

Book Review: The Catcher in the Rye

The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger I know I’m going to piss a lot of people off with this review, because for many people this is their favoritest book ever. I read this book as a teenager and I despised it. I couldn’t stand Holden, felt he was, to quote himself, a big …

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Jan 15

Book Review: The Last Pirate

The Last Pirate: A Father, His Son, and the Golden Age of Marijuana by Tony Dokoupil This is a good memoir that touches on more than just the life of a Marijuana smuggler. It also touches on father-son dynamics, what it means to have a risk-loving personality, and about the end of an era. I …

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