Category Archive for 'Reading'

Review: Siri Hustvedt – “A Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women: Essays on Art, Sex, and the Mind”

Friday, February 17th, 2017

My review: I give this anthology of essays 3/5.

People getting kidnapped (via Loretta Napoleoni)

Friday, February 10th, 2017

This is a collection of quotes that clearly display the folly of reasoning where some people are concerned: if you don’t research anything before going to a geographic area where you’re prone to get kidnapped, or if you think you’re Jason Bourne (which actually happened here, read up!), I mean, dear god…

Review: Matthew Desmond – “Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City”

Thursday, January 5th, 2017

This book is one of the best non-fiction books of 2016 that I’ve read. I give it 4/5.

From “The Daily Show book”, Stewart’s pose and a piece of Colbert’s brilliance

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

I’m currently reading “The Daily Show (The Book): An Oral History as Told by Jon Stewart, the Correspondents, Staff and Guests” which has recently been released. It’s interesting. I’ve so far read a tenth of it, and it’s got some really interesting bits on the formation of the show, under Jon Stewart. LIZZ WINSTEAD: Instead […]

Noam Chomsky – annotations on his 2004-05-19 speech at Royal Institute of Philosophy in London

Friday, December 30th, 2016

Defining terrorism according to the USA, on “Serbia”, Lebanon and NATO.