Category Archives: Reviews

The Martian v. The Martian

The Martian novel, written by Andy Weir, is a self-publishing success. In 2011, he self-published the book and it got enough attention to garner him a contract with Crown Books. In 2014, The Martian was re-released with the help of … Continue reading

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The Getty: Desks and Writing Accessory Collection

I love museums. When I was in China in the summer of 2012 and Taiwan in the summer of 2013, I made it a point to visit national museums. I did the same when I visited San Francisco one summer. … Continue reading

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I Don’t Know if I like 1996’s Romeo and Juliet

You know, the one with this guy: And this chick from that one really cool 90’s T.V. show: And the ever-immortal Paul Rudd playing Juliet’s other love interest (bonus: he’s in a spacesuit): The movie also had, what I considered … Continue reading

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In Which Amanda Riggle and Lauren Sumabat Geek-Out over Richard III

Benedict Cumberbatch and Judi Dench have been cast in an upcoming production of Shakespeare’s Richard III. Co-blogger Lauren Sumabat and I could hardly contain our excitement about the upcoming production and we’ve decided to share our conversation about why we … Continue reading

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Kickstarter.Com is Weird, or An All Pug Production of Hamlet

Many of you may be familiar with Kickstarter.Com after a person’s project for potato salad went a little out of control, and by out of control I mean above it’s goal of $10 and is currently at $55,492. Now Kickstarter.Com … Continue reading

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The Public Library: A Photographic Essay by Robert Dawson

The public library is a refuge for many. For those that love to read, it is filled with books that are ready for exploring. I think most of the people reading this blog are of the book-loving kind and can … Continue reading

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Yesterday: A Review of Haruki Murakami’s Latest Short Story

The very first Haruki Murakami book I read was The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle and I enjoyed it. The book was an odd mixture of eastern culture and western influences. The theme of balance, or Feng shui, permeated the novel and … Continue reading

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