Archive for February 2012
For the reader who loves a good mystery tale—or who is enamored with non-fiction science writing—or who has an affinity for gender and/or race history, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks is the best book of today to neatly entwines all of these things (and more) in page-turning 384 pp. By Rebecca Skloot, the book... Read more »
Having watched the UK show, Doc Martin the night before a flight to Florida on Southwest Airlines–the story line clearly got to me. About a kid getting TB from an animal, coughing a lung up symptomatically while his parents ignored him. “He’s just looking for attention.” So when a child about 9-years-old sat in the... Read more »
Though the right-wing wraps themselves in the Bible, repeating the mantra “In God we Trust” (even on license plates in Florida); BUT at the end of the day–it is the arms merchants of death where the right puts its money and support. God isn’t as powerful as a big ass gun for these boys and... Read more »
On opening the New York Times on Monday, January 23rd, 2012, there it was. In glorious black and white, the reason why I can no longer justify paying $70 a month for what passes as what is available on the tube. Top shows for the past week, sports-’Jersey Shore’, “reality shows” like ‘Pawn Stars’... Read more »
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