Monthly Archives: August 2015

Lexicon Valley

*guitar riffs* “From Washington DC this is lexicon valley a podcast about language. I’m Bob Garfield with Mike Vuolo, and today episode number….” I’ve listened to this podcast so many times that I can’t help but hearing the intro in my head … Continue reading

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The Templar Legacy, by Steve Berry

“Say it, do it, preach it, shout it, but never, absolutely never, believe your own bullshit. “   Summary The Templar Legacy is the first novel in the Cotton Malone series and the fourth book by Steve Berry. The novel … Continue reading

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Agent Carter

“I don’t need a congressional honor. I don’t need Agent Thompson’s approval or the president’s. I know my value. Anyone else’s opinion doesn’t really matter.” Summary Agent Carter  is a mini-series (8 episodes) centered around Agent Peggy Carter in the … Continue reading

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Kill Shot, by Vince Flynn

“Four dead assholes. Not a bad afternoon.” Summary Kill Shot is the prequel to the Mitch Rapp series by the late Vince Flynn and the last book written by him. It tells the story of the operative Mitch Rapp a … Continue reading

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Arrow, S.1

“You know, I used to think the vigilante was a criminal, too. But, it seems to me he’s willing to sacrifice an awful lot to help the people of city. That kind of makes him a hero, doesn’t it?” Summary … Continue reading

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D, S.2

May: “You’ll never take us alive!”? Really? A little over the top, don’t you think? Coulson: I only had a day to come up with this whole thing. Besides, if I let you write the script, no one would say … Continue reading

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Book Journal

I use my Moleskine book journal to track my reading patterns, how do you track your reading? Continue reading

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TBR Raffle Draw

A never-ending “to-be-read” stack, indecisive mind, and perfectionist tendencies. The result a raffle draw for books. Continue reading

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New Yorker Political Scene: Podcast Review

I love politics. It gets on my nerves and angers me. But I can’t start my day without reading the paper, checking the New York Times, the Washington Post, and going through my Twitter feed. On Thursday’s I read the latest issue of … Continue reading

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