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“Let’s Explore Diabetes With Owls,” part II: David Sedaris’ book of essays

For part I of my “Lets Explore Diabetes With Owls” review, click here. *** Instead of posting something midway through David Sedaris’ latest book of essays – “Let’s explore diabetes with owls” – like I intended to do, I plowed … Continue reading

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Malcolm Gladwell’s “David and Goliath” and popular Gladwell bashing

Sadly, the more Malcolm Gladwell writes, it seems, the less the general conversation about Malcolm Gladwell concerns his writing. Instead, critical pieces pile up, and it’s become popular almost to tear at his work so harshly that, in many cases, … Continue reading

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Everything Elizabeth Gilbert knows about writing

For all of its powers and benefits, the best part of the Internet might be its random, long-winded discoveries. Take this sequence the other day: I was lazily scrolling through Twitter and found this tweet from New York Times columnist … Continue reading

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Now Reading: War journalists, Oprah, Peyton Manning, Double Take

‘Now Reading’ is a collection and sharing of online stories and is meant for minimal consumption by the few readers of this blog. Topics will include books, food, matters of culture, photography, media and technology … there are no rules. … Continue reading

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Now Reading: The girl who can’t feel pain, Robert De Niro, book publishing, women on TV

‘Now Reading’ is a collection and sharing of online stories and is meant for minimal consumption by the few readers of this blog. Topics will include books, food, matters of culture, photography, media and technology … there are no rules. … Continue reading

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“The Rum Diary,” by Hunter S. Thompson: A cocktail of thoughts

By the time I was finished reading Hunter S. Thompson’s novel, “The Rum Diary,” I was a little surprised the paperback didn’t include a Captain Morgan-sponsored page in the middle with a flap that could be pulled back, freeing delicious … Continue reading

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“Renegades Write The Rules” by Amy Jo Martin: 5 takeaways

I imagine that when Amy Jo Martin sat down to write about her various experiences in branding, marketing and social media, she had one – and only one — story to tell: her own. She worked in sports marketing before … Continue reading

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