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Seriously, Read a Book!

Thoughts on books, often interpreted through the high-brow prism of cartoon (read: Archer) references. Wait! I had something for this...

Currently reading

The Sketchnote Handbook: The Illustrated Guide to Visual Notetaking
Mike Rohde
The Antidote
Oliver Burkeman
The Kind Worth Killing
Peter Swanson
Data Points: Visualization That Means Something
Nathan Yau
James Buchanan
Jean H. Baker, Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.

Mighty and Strong

Mighty and Strong - Michael  Wallace Ok, so clearly I keep reading these books, but I've gotta say, if I didn't want light fodder for my commute I wouldn't recommend it...

This one gets points for its shout out to South Park's "All About Mormons" episode, but the pop culture references made me feel increasingly confused about what broader themes the author is trying to convey. For example, the renegade references to bullying, and the school system's inaction (especially coming from such a twisted character) seemed like they should either be tied into the story in a more significant way, or just cut entirely.

The Mitt Romney reference was interesting, sort of