What If Your Little Sister was a Psychopath?

Posted on 03/19/2017 in misc • Tagged with Books

My Sister Rosa Cover

17 year old atheist, homeschooler, and Australian Che Taylor just got relocated to NYC (by way of Asia) by his hippie pacifist parents. He's a boxer that isn't allowed to spar, a 17-year old boy desperately in need of a girlfriend, and he'd really rather be back ...


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The Bloodline Feud by Charlie Stross

Posted on 03/05/2017 in misc • Tagged with Books

Economics text disguised as a fantasy epic


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Pin Action: When the mafia controlled bowling

Posted on 03/01/2017 in misc • Tagged with Books

Pin Action: Small-Time Gangsters, High-Stakes Gambling, and the Teenage Hustler Who Became a Bowling Champion by Gianmarc Manzione

A kindle $1.99 special that I bought just because the idea of the Mafia controlling local bowling was fascinating. I used to watch the PBA on ABC back in its heyday ...


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I think I had this job once. Or twice.

Posted on 02/15/2017 in misc • Tagged with Books, Business, Internet

Disrupted: My Misadventure in the Start-Up Bubble by Dan Lyons

Another budget Kindle special. Dan, a 52 year old unemployed journalist, gets a PR job with pre-IPO Hubspot. Hilarity ensures, mostly in Dan's telling of the mismanaged disaster Hubspot is. I always though that software was BS, so I ...


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I want to be that guy when I'm 70

Posted on 01/15/2017 in misc • Tagged with Books

Younger Next Year: Live Strong, Fit, and Sexy - Until You're 80 and Beyond by Chris Crowley and Henry Lodge

This was a $1.99 Kindle special. It's targeted at guys my age, and since I was starting up my annual attempt to exercise regularly and eat better, I ...


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Out Of My League by Dirk Hayhurst

Posted on 12/27/2016 in misc • Tagged with Books, Baseball

Out Of My League by Dirk Hayhurst

Dirk continues the story he started in The Bullpen Chronicles, detailing life as a fringe prospect hanging on as the 25th guy on the major league roster. It’s far more absurd than you might think. The 26th guy is in AAA, living ...


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