Category Archive for 'Materialism'

Jeremy Brett and Sherlock Holmes

Sunday, August 6th, 2017

“Granada’s Greatest Detective” by Keith Frankel is a very entertaining book for us Sherlock Holmes nerds.

Kykuit: Rockefeller replicas

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

I think this is a quite apt double-edged metaphor of the entire Rockefeller experience.

“Mail Men: The Story of the Daily Mail”—the first insanity

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

I’m currently reading “Mail Men: The Unauthorized Story of the Daily Mail – the Paper That Divided and Conquered Britain” by Adrian Addison. It starts from the beginning, in the early 20th century, and about 15% into the tome, it describes the demise of one of its founders, Alfred_Harmsworth, and actually shows how insanity and austerity really blends well, and are quite impossible to tell apart.

Red shelf and its contents

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

Some books – with links – from our home.

Android O: aptX vs Google Nexus 6P and 5X

Friday, July 7th, 2017

Do you use Nexus 6P/5X and want aptX? Let me quote En Vogue: never gonna get it, never gonna get it.