Category: book

Ramblings Episode 616: As Heard on Podcasts

I ponder the subtext of “gentrification” and the meaning of 5-star reviews. Run time: 13:39 Press Play on the player above or download the episode here by right clicking and selecting “Save target as…” Or check out the video version:

Ramblings Episode 610: 13,760 Feet…

“… My Personal Hole in the Sky”, a memoir by Mark Berry. Run time: 12:51 Press Play on the player above or download the episode here by right clicking and selecting “Save target as…” Or check out the video version:

Ramblings Episode 601: Milk Run

Nathan Lowell’s latest installment in his Solar Clipper universe. Run time: 12:05 Press Play on the player above or download the episode here by right clicking and selecting “Save target as…” Or check out the video version:

Ramblings Episode 595: Alexander Hamilton

I finally finished the massive biography by Ron Chernow. Run time: 14:06 Press Play on the player above or download the episode here by right clicking and selecting “Save target as…” Or check out the video version:

Ramblings Episode 555: Ancillary Justice

Thoughts on the first book in this Hugo-dominating series. #RoaUMP Run time: 14:45 Press Play on the player above or download the episode here by right clicking and selecting “Save target as…” Or check out the video version here.

Ramblings Episode 487: The Wheel of (Prime)Time

Another attempt at making a TV show of this fantasy classic is coming. #RoaUMP Run time: 14:24 Press Play on the player above or download the episode here by right clicking and selecting “Save target as…” Or check out the

Ramblings Episode 486: Begin with the End in Mind

Habit #2 in Steven Covey’s book on personal effectiveness. #RoaUMP Run time: 11:50 Press Play on the player above or download the episode here by right clicking and selecting “Save target as…” Or check out the video version here.

Ramblings Episode 485: Sir Apropos of Nothing

My thoughts on the first book in this humorous fantasy series. #RoaUMP Run time: 17:54 Press Play on the player above or download the episode here by right clicking and selecting “Save target as…” Or check out the video version

Ramblings Episode 176 – The Ghost Train to New Orleans

I talk about Mur Lafferty’s second book in the Shambling Guide series, which just wrapped up podcasting. #RoaUMP Run time: 17:37 Press Play on the player above or download the episode here by right clicking and selecting “Save target as…”

Beyond the Page…

Just this morning I finished a book that has paved new ground in literary history. The book is Personal Effects: Dark Arts by J.C. Hutchins and Jordan Weisman. I’ve been a fan of J.C.’s work for some time as he