Book Review: The Devil in the White City

If you have an interest in architecture, U.S. history, celebrity criminals, or Chicago, read this book.  I couldn't put it down.  I've heard people complain about the immense level of general detail and boredom around overly-descriptive architectural details but I found neither in the book.  The discussion of architecture was relatively light and those complaints were... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Under the Banner of Heaven by Jon Krakauer

This is going to be short and sweet.  If you have an interest in organized religion, particularly Mormonism, and you enjoyed Into the Wild and Into Thin Air, you'll love this book.  Written in his typical style of transitioning back and forth in time and drawing together multiple human stories and concepts, it's classic Krakauer.  Very interesting... Continue Reading →

Something’s Fishy about this Evening’s Debate…

Quick, hide your wallets!  Tonight's debate promises to be entertaining, educatio, well, just entertaining. Be cautious if running into either of the following two individuals.  While both of them should be considered dangerous and are willing to take their pound of flesh, only one is native to North America. Zing.  Let me also remind my two... Continue Reading →

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