Category: Writing

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Comic Books Make People Crazy

I love comic books. Actually, that’s not accurate. I love comic universes. In all their moving, complex, WTFery…I love them. And I prefer Marvel above them all. I could go on about how they succeed in being deep and insightful without getting overly dark or serious. About how their teams...

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I Don’t Sleep In

Holiday weekends are great. No obligations, no concerns, the only thing that can keep my from relaxing is me. I don’t do that very often, but I try not to let my “relaxing” get out of control. This can be boiled down to one concept: I don’t sleep in. I’ve...

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Writing Reviews is Hard

Last week I posted review number 19 of 2010. Last night I finished book number 27. There’s a small gap, and the main problem is that writing reviews is hard. I enjoy the process of thinking through the book, discussing it with others who have and haven’t read it, and...

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ReWrite

Source: TheTVDB.com – Description of Firefly In the distant future, Captain Malcolm ‘Mal’ Reynolds is a renegade former brown-coat Sargent now turned smuggler/rogue who is the commander of a small spacecraft with a loyal hand-picked crew made up of first mate Zoe Warren; pilot Hoban ‘Wash’ Washburn; gung-ho grunt Jayne...

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The Little Book

My exegesis prof had us buy a book called The Elements of Style, by William Strunk, Jr. and E.B. White. To us and many other modern students, it was known as “Strunk and White”, but on the campus of Cornell in the early 20th, it was simply “the little book”....

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The Attack of “Many”

When Larry Summers was still at Harvard, he made a comment during a lecture citing “innate differences” between men and women as a possible reason for the lack of gender parity in the sciences. As I’ve written before, it should be pretty obvious to everyone that men and women are...