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More Information Than You Require

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Assassination Vacation

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Same Kind of Different As Me

Buy Ron Hall’s Same Kind of Different As Me: A Modern-Day Slave, an International Art Dealer, and the Unlikely Woman Who Bound Them Together

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A ramble on political fundamentalists

This is a really boring and poorly written rant on fundamentalism, rational argument, and specialization. Feel free to skip it. You can’t win an argument with a fundamentalist, because they don’t argue. They have a fixed position that can’t be … Continue reading

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A good sneaker is hard to find

I need new sneakers. These bargain bin white Vans are stiff and heavy and are killing my feet and I can’t go on. Can anyone recommend a comfortable, attractive sneaker that will keep my feet and aesthetic sensibilities happy? Here’s … Continue reading

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Betancourt traded to the Royals

Shannon Drayer reports that the Mariners have somehow managed to trade Yuniesky Betancourt to the Kansas City Royals for right-handed pitcher Danny Cortes and left-handed pitcher Derrick Saito. Read the full story at her excellent Mariners Blog. Those screams you … Continue reading

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The Early Christian Fathers

Buy Henry Bettenson’s The Early Christian Fathers: A Selection from the Writings of the Fathers from St. Clement of Rome to St. Athanasius!

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World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War

Buy Max Brooks’ World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War!

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Shoreline Historical Museum is in trouble: being evicted by Shoreline Schools

Shoreline Historical Museum is in trouble: being evicted by Shoreline Schools. (Via Ronald Bog blog – all about Shoreline Washington.)

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The Areas of My Expertise

Buy John Hodgman’s The Areas of My Expertise!

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