Recommendations January 21, 2012

21 Jan

Comic: The Unwritten by Peter Carey (writer) and Peter Gross (artist) http://www.dccomics.com/vertigo/graphic_novels/?gn=13677 My number one recommendation for this week has to be this series. I have now read the first three volumes; the fifth was just published. The story involves … Read More »

Weekly Recommendations, 01/13/2011

13 Jan

Article: The Truth Wears Off, by Jonah Lehrer (The New Yorker) http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2010/12/13/101213fa_fact_lehrer?currentPage=all Lehrer writes about the “decline effect” in scientific research– the fact that the results of many experiments tend to diminish or even disappear upon replication. He suggests that … Read More »

Oslo

24 Jul

“In the safest, most boring country, the worst lone gunman shooting happens. The worst in the world, in history. But it will not make our country worse. The safe, boring democracy will supply him with a defense lawyer as is … Read More »