Resident Advisor has posted a guide to SXSW Music 2014. BuzzFeed recommended books for fans of the television series House of Cards. Authors Rachel Cantor and Jeremy P. Bushnell interviewed each other at The Quietus. Singer-songwriter Alejandro Escovedo visited World...
I much recommend Nick Clegg’s weekend speech. Since it was given at the Liberal Democrat Spring some people may have missed it. There is hardly a line that cannot draw a… Continue reading The post Nick Clegg’s comedy act appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
As research for next fall’s Beethoven class, I just finished reading Barry Cooper’s Beethoven. Excellent book: crisp, intelligently revisionist, scrupulously factual, devoid of any retro sentimentality. I highly recommend it. I’m going to take exception to examples in it of the way we talk about classical music, and I don’t want to give the impression […]
1. USPSTF publishes recommendations on preventing drug abuse among children and teens Recommendation statement and evidence review published in Annals of Internal Medicine read more
This blogaround brought to you by wood.Recommended Reading:Rachele: [Content Note: Fat bias; diet talk; hostility to consent] Someone on Facebook Stole a Photo of Me in a Bikini to Sell a Diet Program BYP: [CN: Sexual violence; police...Show More Summary
Recommended Reading: Isle of Youth author Laura van den Berg’s story, “Where Will All the Buildings Go?”
Recently, Jessica from the wonderful blog Sci-Fi Fan Letter invited me to contribute to her Recommended Reading by Professionals column at SF Signal. My assignment was a difficult (but fun!) one: recommending 2-3 books that I believe should have received more recognition than they have. Show More Summary
Your psyche might be ready to be abused by Dark Souls 2, but what about your computer? Namco has released the recommended and minimum system requirements needed to run the action RPG on the PC.Click To Continue Reading
Namco Bandai discloses its hardware requirements. Namco Bandai has confirmed a list of required and recommended Dark Souls 2 PC system specs.Click here to read the full article
A trailer's one thing, but to get a feel for just how badass Captain America: The Winter Soldier will be, might we recommend this four minute scene? Why yes, yes we might! Read more...
I was asked by a friend the other night if I could recommend some good classic Science Fiction. She'd not really read any.These are all solid, basic books that range from early books through what is called the Golden Age of Science Fiction,...Show More Summary
Among various reports that I look for on an annual basis, I appreciate the Rule of Law Index produced by the World Justice Project as much as any. Why do I anticipate reading and reviewing this report so much? Because we are a nation of laws and not of men. At least I think we […]
Jim Groom has a Bavalicious post with musings on where the web went wrong in higher ed, and I highly recommend you read it, as well as some very informed and thoughtful responses in the comments. I am posting an expanded version of my own comment here. Pat Lockley suggests a less sinister rationale for […]
As Patrick McLoughlin makes clear in his interview with The Spectator, Sir Howard Davies’s report on where in the south east new runways should be built will be published soon… Continue reading The post Will Howard Davies recommend the Heathrow Hub after the next election? appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Recommended Reading: “Joseph Brodsky in Venice (1981)” by Campbell McGrath, one of the best poets in South Florida.
Speed reading must be a sport, and if it is not, Spritz will certainly make it so. The company is developing the tools to help readers read faster, by eliminating the reader’s need to move their own eyes. In fact, Spritz recommends relaxing...Show More Summary
Recommended Reading: Joseph Fasano’s “Coda,” which is The Missouri Review’s poem of the week. “Now he is listening for beginning./Now he is lying/among that sinew,/asking, as a boy would, where his song goes.”
A new gadget combines a simple loudspeaker with music recommendation services such as Pandora. Cone combines hardware and software to learn your musical tastes. On the face of it, Cone is simply a wireless speaker with a single button (for pause and unpause) and a dial. It connects to your Mac and/or iOS device and […]
This blogaround brought to you by potatoes.Recommended Reading:Lauren: [Content Note: Sexual violence] Campus Rape and the Rise of the Academic Industrial ComplexImani: [CN: Misogynoir] Black Women Are an Electoral Voting Force. Recognize.Anil:...Show More Summary
[Content Note: Death penalty; prison abuse; dehumanization; racism; violence.]Ray Jasper, a prisoner on death row in Texas: "A Letter From Ray Jasper, Who Is About to Be Executed." I'm not even going to excerpt it. Just go read the whole damn thing.