Ready Player One – Book Review

It's the near future (2050 or so) and pollution and economic downturn are the order of the day. A lot of people spend most of their time in The O.A.S.I.S. (Ontologically Anthropocentric Sensory Immersive Simulation), a virtual reality "Matrix" that evolved from a MMORPG. You can go dungeon-raiding in The O.A.S.I.S. but you can also … Continue reading Ready Player One – Book Review

Review – The War of Art by Steven Pressfield

The War of Art (henceforth tWoA) by Steven Pressfield is a necessary kick in the butt for all of us that consider ourselves creatives and yet don't regularly ship out creative work. Shame on us. Pressfield spends a while early on defining all the ways we let procrastination and life duties keep us from doing … Continue reading Review – The War of Art by Steven Pressfield

Review: 1byone Bluetooth 4.1 Wireless In-Ear Headphones

Well, if you want to get technical, they're the 1byone Bluetooth 4.1 Wireless In-Ear Headphones, Sports Earphones with HD Stereo Sound & Modern, Sweat-proof, and Ergonomic Design, Black. At least that's the full name on Amazon. And here's the 1Byone link. The packaging was pretty premium for the price. I really liked the magnetic closure of the … Continue reading Review: 1byone Bluetooth 4.1 Wireless In-Ear Headphones

Review: The $100 Startup by Chris Guillebeau

Title: The $100 Startup Author: Chris Guillebeau Genre: Non-Fiction Format: Audiobook (Audible) Recommended By: The Art of Manliness Podcast Date Reviewed: 5 February 2016 Rating: ★★★★ Summary and Review: I quite liked this book. Like you would expect, it was roughly 30% case studies, 30% motivational fluff, and 30% actionable content. There were several good … Continue reading Review: The $100 Startup by Chris Guillebeau

Review: Old Man’s War by John Scalzi

Book Review Title: Old Man’s War Author: John Scalzi Genre: Science Fiction Format: Kindle Recommended By: Some random Internet Top 50 Sci-Fi Novel List Date Reviewed: 30 December 2015 Rating: ★★★★ Favorite Quote: “I hate that I’ve become one of those old men who visits a cemetery to be with his dead wife. When I … Continue reading Review: Old Man’s War by John Scalzi

Review: The Mussorgsky Riddle by Darin Kennedy

Title: The Mussorgsky Riddle Author: Darin Kennedy Genre: Fantasy Format: Kindle Recommended By: Darin Kennedy Date Reviewed: 24 December 2015 Rating: 8/10 Interesting Characters: Mira, the protagonist. I love how she is both a psychic PI and a single parent. Anthony, the subject and the setting. I really like how the author left his illness … Continue reading Review: The Mussorgsky Riddle by Darin Kennedy