Category Archive for 'Heroes'

Noam Chomsky: tears for refugees, the American “battle lab” at Guántanamo, and how the USA uses torture systems today

Wednesday, December 27th, 2017

There are two things below that I think stand out from what is otherwise a radiant interview: first, the outstanding article on how Chomsky reacted at speaking with refugees from Plain of Jars. Second, the details of the Cheney-Rumsfeld-created “battle lab”, which is a military-lingo euphemism for “torture lab” at the Guántanamo Bay camp.

Broder Daniel – “Out Of This Town”

Friday, December 8th, 2017

You need this music in your life. Get in.

Review: David Grann – “Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI”

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

My review of this book. I give it 4/5. A very good read, one of the best true-crime books I’ve read in 2017.

Review: Michael Lewis – “The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds”

Monday, November 27th, 2017

My review of this book: I give it 5/5. It’s a really heartwarming book while being quite nerdy.

Quotes on life: abuse, addiction, and more life as culled from Marc Maron’s new book

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

Some quotes that were very inspirational and profound to me, via Marc Maron’s new book, from Natasha Lyonne, Norm MacDonald, Bruce Springsteen, Margaret Cho, Barry Crimmins, and Todd Hanson.