Friday Review: 99% True by Paul McGowan

99% True: Almost a National Bestseller by Paul McGowan My rating: 2 of 5 stars Paul McGowan is the CEO of PS Audio, designers of high end audio equipment. He also has a podcast, newsletter, and YouTube channel. It was the latter that introduced me to McGowan. He posts a video everyday where he answers … Continue reading Friday Review: 99% True by Paul McGowan

Friday Review: Let’s Pretend This Never Happened by Jenny Lawson

Let's Pretend This Never Happened: A Mostly True Memoir by Jenny Lawson My rating: 3 of 5 stars Jenny Lawson is probably best known as The Blogess. This book is the first of her memoirs and it is, like many memoirs, essentially her life story. But Lawson has not had anything near a normal life. … Continue reading Friday Review: Let’s Pretend This Never Happened by Jenny Lawson

Friday Review: Heads In Beds: A Reckless Memoir of Hotels, Hussles, and So-Called Hospitality By Jacob Tomsky (Audiobook)

Heads in Beds: A Reckless Memoir of Hotels, Hustles, and So-Called Hospitality by Jacob Tomsky My rating: 4 of 5 stars "Heads in Beds" is a memoir written by someone who spent a large part of his career in the high end hospitality industry. Starting out as a valet parker in New Orleans, Tromsky rose … Continue reading Friday Review: Heads In Beds: A Reckless Memoir of Hotels, Hussles, and So-Called Hospitality By Jacob Tomsky (Audiobook)

Friday Review: Return to Earth by Colonel Edwin E. “Buzz” Aldrin, Jr. and Wayne Warga

Return to Earth by Buzz Aldrin My rating: 2 of 5 stars I tried, really I did. I kept plugging away at it for a couple weeks. But I ended up reading only a few pages at a time, and then I had to stop. I honestly thought this would be far more interesting than … Continue reading Friday Review: Return to Earth by Colonel Edwin E. “Buzz” Aldrin, Jr. and Wayne Warga

Friday Review: What Happened by Hillary Rodham Clinton

What Happened by Hillary Rodham Clinton My rating: 4 of 5 stars Narrated by Hillary Rodham Clinton Contrary to what some people apparently expected, this is not an unbiased look at the 2016 presidential election. It is, in fact, a look at the campaign from the perspective of the candidate. And Mrs. Clinton states just … Continue reading Friday Review: What Happened by Hillary Rodham Clinton

Friday Review: Just A Geek by Wil Wheaton

Just a Geek: Unflinchingly honest tales of the search for life, love, and fulfillment beyond the Starship Enterprise by Wil Wheaton My rating: 4 of 5 stars Okay, I admit it- As big a fan of Star Trek: The Next Generation as I was, I was never much of a fan of Wesley Crusher. To … Continue reading Friday Review: Just A Geek by Wil Wheaton

Reveiw: Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly by Anthony Bourdain

Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly by Anthony Bourdain My rating: 4 of 5 stars I enjoy Anthony Bourdain. He's not your typical celebrity chef, and lately has somewhat gone off the radar of the television star chefs. His show, "No Reservations", was a favorite, and I particularly enjoyed the journal-like musings at the … Continue reading Reveiw: Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly by Anthony Bourdain

Friday Review: The Art of Asking by Amanda Palmer

The Art of Asking; or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let People Help by Amanda Palmer My rating: 5 of 5 stars I was not a huge Amanda Palmer fan. I really didn't know a lot about her until she married Neil Gaiman (who is one of my favorite authors). One of my … Continue reading Friday Review: The Art of Asking by Amanda Palmer