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Monthly Archives: August 2013

Fun to be at the taping of TWiT. That's John C. Dvorak on the left!


Javed rocking the baconized Bloody Mary.


A commentary on my personhood?


Reactions to “Unusually Excellent: The Necessary Nine Skills for the Practice of Leadership” by John Hamm


Unusually Excellent: The Necessary Nine Skills Required for the Practice of Great Leadership by John Hamm My rating: 4 of 5 stars Among the best in the crowded pop leadership category. Constructed clearly and usually concisely, written with an integrity and generosity of spirit that make even the tough advice feel worth following. I rate […]

Reactions to “The Snow Leopard” by Peter Mathiessen


The Snow Leopard by Peter Matthiessen My rating: 2 of 5 stars The Snow Leopard grew on me as it went on – or maybe just beat me into submission, sort of like the grueling South Asian mountain trek it describes. But at the core I think Matthiessen makes the mistake of far too many […]

Former Alcatraz inmate recounts memories on the 79th Anniversary Day.