A Time of Passion: America. 1960-1980 by Charles R. Morris is one of the most insightful books I have ever read. For reference, there are only two other books that I would rank in the same category out of hundreds. If you ever wanted to understand why America and (to some extent) the world is […]Read more "Brilliant Read. A Time of Passion: America, 1960-1980"
I recently read a book entitled Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can Stop Talking by Susan Cain–one of the most insightful books I have ever read. I rarely say this about any book, but this particular one is a must read for everyone, not just introverts. Packed with anecdotes, scientific research, and […]Read more "Quiet by Susan Cain: a must read"
So I just finished “playing” a game called Actual Sunlight. It conjured up a confused mix of thoughts and feelings that compelled me to write a short article in order to sort it all out.Read more "Actual Sunlight review: a game of depression"
This article is a recap of my book club discussion of The Hunger Games, which might interest some people. The question I wanted to explore was ‘What makes The Hunger Games such a sensation?’ There are many reasons.Read more "The Hunger Games: an analysis"
I just finished Mass Effect 3 (ME3), and I can’t shake my disappointment. If you are reading this, you probably feel similarly about the unsatisfying ending. Yes, it should have been better, but I feel that in some ways, BioWare was bound to fail given how the video game industry works these days and how […]Read more "Mass Effect 3: the good and the bad"
Quick review There are many other things I should be doing, but I ended up getting hooked on this book: Marry Him: The Case for Settling for Mr. Good Enough. Why are so many eligible women–particularly in their 40s and up–still alone when they desperately want to be married?Read more "Marry Him review"
I recently watched a movie called, Moon, which is probably the finest example of philoscifi I have seen since Gattaca and The Matrix. Considering that Gattaca came out in 1997 and The Matrix came out in 1999, that’s saying something. The more I read about Moon, the more impressed I became. Impressed enough to actually […]Read more "Moon"