"Why Conservatives Are Still Crazy After All These Years."
Somebody should write a book on this.
There's one book I've read - that I've plugged on this blog before - which covered the Reagan years. Obviously, I'm the target audience for a book… more »
Not that I use Yahoo! for anything these days, but reading this made sure I never will again:
Thinking about e-mailing your friends and neighbors about the protests against Wall Street happening right now? If you have a Yahoo e-mail account, think… more »
"Here Comes The Judge!"
Back in 1993, my company Milestone Media had just launched its new line of comic books. From our cramped, dingy and yet incredibly high-rent Manhattan offices, we labored to turn out four comics a month. But it wasn't all hard… more »
"Is This the Secret Coke Recipe?"
A bunch of neat revelations, there.
An investigation into the formula for Coca-Cola, the herbs and spices in Kentucky Fried Chicken, and the recipes for Mrs. Fields cookies and Twinkies? That's a lot of hard work.… more »
"Cult-favorite XOMBI Rises From DC for New DC Series":
David Kim is Korean-American, but that’s not what his purpose is, or what defines him as a character. My goal is to write a character that people like and get involved with, not to fill a quota… more »
"President Carter named in $5 million lawsuit over his 'Palestine' book."
The first thing that occurs to me is who's doing this? A pro-Israeli group, or hard core right-wingers? The latter can't be stupid enough to want to set a precedent in a case… more »
Reuters reports that "Ronald Reagan's son: Alzheimer's seen during presidency":
Former President Ronald Reagan, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease five years after leaving office, showed signs of the condition while still in the White House… more »
"Quote of the Day" doesn't quite cut it. It's more like "OMFG what planet am I on?". Check out this excerpt from Mark Thiessen's book:
Obama claims that by eliminating enhanced interrogations and closing Guantanamo, he is actually making America… more »
Ezra Klein, Matthew Yglesias, Ta-Nehisi Coates and a bunch of other liberal bloggers have compiled a top 10 list of books that influenced their thinking.
Every single one of those books looks boring as hell. more »
Yglesias's quote from Alan Wolfe's review of Intellectuals and Society (previously) was well worth reading, but I think there's a more enlightening one to be found:
The more interesting question is how Sowell managed the task of actually writing the… more »
Sarah Palin's book is so popular, they're giving it away, for free!
Going Rogue by Sarah Palin FREE
In 'Going Rogue' Sarah Palin opens up for the first time about the 2008 presidential race with her view of high-stakes national politics—from patriots… more »
I've thoroughly enjoyed Barbara Ehrenreich's books, and I expect to enjoy the next one too, even though TIME's preview/excerpt of it looks to be a major change of pace:
[T]he question, before you whip out your credit card or start reciting your… more »
I have to laugh at Michelle Malkin's bitching about her and her ilk not getting enough media attention for their books. Conservatives claim the public loves their books, when in reality they practically have to give them away.
Yes, it's just a… more »
I hope and pray to gods I don't believe in that it's a flop:
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has agreed to a three-book deal with Crown Publishers, starting with a memoir about her years in the administration of President George W. Bush.… more »