Category: reading

When Organizing Isn’t Enough: SHED Your Stuff; Change Your Life by Julie Morgenstern My rating: 2 of 5 stars Listened to the Audiobook. Ridiculous amounts of “stories” from four fictional archetypes going through different life changes bludgeon you over the head with the same points over and over, and there’s really nothing new here. Envision […]

Things that I’m looking forward to, or checking out right now: Fictionplane: Band fronted by Joe Summer, Sting’s son. Saw them last night, opening for The Police. Quite possibly the best opening band I’ve ever seen. The Simpsons Movie Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man (he’s become one of my favorite actors after 2005’s Kiss […]

Well, after spending some more time looking for the rest of that “C is for Cocoa” series which doesn’t seem to yet exist, and on the basis of several reviews and comments in forums, I bought the book Programming in Objective-C by Stephen G. Kochan. Yes, I want to learn programming in Cocoa, but as […]

For those of you who need something to read: “Books that will induce a mindfuck,” at “A review of contemporary science fiction,” at

I often browse through AAlgar’s bookshelves, looking for something to abscond with and (hopefully) keep in a safe haven in my otherwise messy den until its eventual return. I borrowed this particular tome from AAl, who started out on this Buddhist discovery trip several years ago. This book by Dinty Moore (how can you go […]