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A Thought For The Internet Age

Don’t read this if you don’t want to rethink your reading habits.

You are leaving for your work, ready for the day, brimming…

Week Four

Hollow City

I have to be honest. I wasn’t as impressed with this book as I thought I would be. I loved the first book in the series, but I had a really hard time getting into this one. It started off slowly and I felt like I was walking through molasses trying to get to the good part of the story. Now, don’t get me wrong. I didn’t completely hate this book, I just…

The Millionaire Next Door

The Continued Relevance and a Few Lessons Learned by a Twenty Something

The Book and the UAW/PAW Dichotomy

Originally published in 1996 by Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko, The Millionaire Next Door: The Surprising Secrets of America’s Wealthy has a rather straightforward premise: by surveying the…

Unexpected Lessons

What I learned from Brad Stone’s The Everything Store: The Age of Amazon and Jeff Bezos

Ending the never-ending list of books to read

I’m done wasting emotional energy on every recommendation.

I’ve always had a never-ending list of books to read. It’s pretty awful. I haven’t finished Fahrenheit 451, I’ve never read Kurt Vonnegut, and I still haven’t read Great Expectations, which I was supposed to read freshman year of high school. (I’ve never…

The Ache

In search of the kind of writing that makes you cry into your beer.

A teacher I admired once suggested that I read A Prayer for Owen Meany. “A book like that,” he said, “it’s perfect.”

I believed him but figured he was doing what I always did when talking about things that were good: exaggerate unnecessarily. It was a few years before…

Three Benefits of Reading Bad Books

How Reading Trash Improves Your Romantic Life, Your Popularity, and Your Writing

David and Goliath (and Enron)

“Why Should I Read Blogging Enron?”

I had lunch with a group of friends yesterday. We often talk about books and films during these…

One Second After

A review of the book by William R. Forstchen

Disclaimer: I am a sucker for anything remotely apocalyptic, so I may be biased while reviewing this…

If you think this is morally objectionable, you’re missing the big picture.

Yes, that Ryan Holiday.

The Amazing Power of Books, Routines, and Small Wins

A small decision can cause a big change.

Great ideas come from great books.

You are the reason the world is heartless, John Green.

Day 29

In case you were unaware, THIS monstrosity of a video graced the world with its murderous presence…

Scott Levy proves why those that understand social must TWEET NAKED! Book by @FuelOnline

Tweet naked by Scott Levy keeps it real by talking social media strategy for…

The Best Books I Read in 2013 

Friendship, Ideas, thought, power and perserverance  

Four years ago I decided I wanted to invest more in improving myself and…

The Cycle of Crony Capitalism

F.A. Hayek’s “The Road to Serfdom”

Considering my political and economic beliefs, the revelation that I've only just now read F.A…

The Birth of the iPhone

Excerpt from ‘Jony Ive: The Genius Behind Apple’s Greatest Products’

One morning in late 2003, just before the launch of the iPod Mini…



As much as I hate the transition of our unbeatable summers here in Seattle to our unpredictable fall with predications of rain until June it always…

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