Goodreads Review: Altamont: The Rolling Stones, The Hell’s Angels, and the Inside Story of Rock’s Darkest Day by Joel Selvin

Four star review, originally posted here on December 21, 2020 during a mass-review of pandemic audiobooks. [DISCLAIMER: I’m catching up on months worth of Audiobook reviews, so writing this quickly and belatedly.] I hadn’t heard of the tragedy at Altamont until earlier this year (I was born in the 80’s). The event was CRAZY. Selvin does a … More Goodreads Review: Altamont: The Rolling Stones, The Hell’s Angels, and the Inside Story of Rock’s Darkest Day by Joel Selvin

Goodreads Review: Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson

Five star review, originally posted here on December 21, 2020 during a mass-review of pandemic audiobooks. [DISCLAIMER: I’m catching up on months worth of Audiobook reviews, so writing this quickly and belatedly.] I’m not sure how much I can add to the discussions of this book, since everyone and their mother has read and loved this book. … More Goodreads Review: Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson

Goodreads Review: Unfollow: A Journey from Hatred to Hope by Megan Phelps-Roper

Three star review, originally posted here on December 21, 2020 during a mass-review of pandemic audiobooks. [DISCLAIMER: I’m catching up on months worth of Audiobook reviews, so writing this quickly and belatedly.] This book was fine. On the one hand, it was very interesting hearing about the inner workings of Westboro Baptist, and to understand what it … More Goodreads Review: Unfollow: A Journey from Hatred to Hope by Megan Phelps-Roper

Goodreads Review: You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me by Sherman Alexie

Four star review, originally posted here on December 21, 2020 during a mass-review of pandemic audiobooks. [DISCLAIMER: I’m catching up on months worth of Audiobook reviews, so writing this quickly and belatedly.] Absolutely beautiful. I’m really glad I chose to do this one as an audiobook. In most cases I think you sacrifice something when going with … More Goodreads Review: You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me by Sherman Alexie

Goodreads Review: Bloodroot by Amy Greene

Five star review, originally posted here on December 21, 2020 during a mass-review of pandemic audiobooks. [DISCLAIMER: I’m catching up on months worth of Audiobook reviews, so writing this quickly and belatedly.] I only discovered Amy Greene earlier this year, and she’s already a favorite author. The story, characters, and landscape all came to life. The audiobook … More Goodreads Review: Bloodroot by Amy Greene

Goodreads Review: Mozart in the Jungle: Sex, Drugs, and Classical Music by Blair Tindall

Two star review, originally posted here on December 21, 2020 during a mass-review of pandemic audiobooks. [DISCLAIMER: I’m catching up on months worth of Audiobook reviews, so writing this quickly and belatedly.] I didn’t really enjoy this book, which is a shame because there’s a lot of potential there. It might have helped to have read it … More Goodreads Review: Mozart in the Jungle: Sex, Drugs, and Classical Music by Blair Tindall

Goodreads Review: Educated by Tara Westover

Five star review, originally posted here on December 21, 2020 during a mass-review of pandemic audiobooks. [DISCLAIMER: I’m catching up on months worth of Audiobook reviews, so writing this quickly and belatedly.] This book was great, as all the awards and high ratings indicate. Westover’s stories are absolutely crazy, and she is a very talented and intelligent … More Goodreads Review: Educated by Tara Westover

Goodreads Review: If Chins Could Kill: Confessions of a B Movie Actor by Bruce Campbell

Three star review, originally posted here on December 21, 2020 during a mass-review of pandemic audiobooks. [DISCLAIMER: I’m catching up on months worth of Audiobook reviews, so writing this quickly and belatedly.] This book has pros and cons. Pro: despite being B-list, Campbell is still a damn talented dude, and so his reading of this … More Goodreads Review: If Chins Could Kill: Confessions of a B Movie Actor by Bruce Campbell

Goodreads Review: Black Reconstruction in America 1860 – 1880 by W.E.B. DuBois

Four star review, originally posted here on December 21, 2020 during a mass-review of pandemic audiobooks. [DISCLAIMER: I’m catching up on months worth of Audiobook reviews, so writing this quickly and belatedly.] I made a terrible mistake. I should NOT have attempted this as an audiobook. I figured “this is going to be a very … More Goodreads Review: Black Reconstruction in America 1860 – 1880 by W.E.B. DuBois

Shoot Thy Neighbor

Today I’d like to talk about the disgusting appearance of Mark and Patricia McCloskey at the Republican National Convention. I know this news is almost two weeks old, but there’s been a lot of traumatic news to process recently, so forgive me if it took some time to parse and articulate my thoughts on this … More Shoot Thy Neighbor