Monthly Archives: January 2012

A Little Something About The Self (Or, How The Kindle Can Save Our Asses)

As I get older, I find obnoxious marketing increasingly aggravating. Obnoxious marketing consists of repetitive, loud, colorful, repetitive, artfully crafted, obtrusive, repetitive, unsolicited messages designed to seize your attention whether you want them or not. Obnoxious marketing readily interrupts sustained … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen

Enid Lambert, a world-weary, worry-wart matriarch wants her geographically, ideologically, and emotionally disparate family to gather in their hometown for one last Christmas in St. Jude; St. Jude being a fictional Midwestern town named after the patron saint of lost … Continue reading

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