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1984, more like 2015

Sometimes when reading classics, it begins to feel like the characters are a world away, completely unrelatable. Then, there are some books that you read that you wish were completely unrelatable, recently, 1984 by George Orwell, has become one such book. 262 more words

Politics + Literature

Deleting American History: Under New Standards, “U.S. Constitution Simply Ignored by Teachers”

By Mac Slavo | SHTF plan

“The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history. […] He who controls the past controls the future. 501 more words


Nineteen Eighty-Four

Title: Nineteen Eighty-four

Author: George Orwell

Nineteen Eighty-Four should be on everyone’s lists of ‘must-reads’; not necessarily because it’s a super enjoyable read, but because of its impact on modern society (before reading it I hadn’t realised how many words and phrases are actually references to this book!) and its continuously increasing relevance. 327 more words

Book Review

Jazz, Clicks And Synths: Steps Ahead's Modern Times

Elektra/Asylum, released July 1984


Any budding sax player of the ’80s was learning Michael Brecker’s licks. Jazz people loved his post-Coltrane superchops and forensic exploration of every chord. 506 more words

Album Reviews

Photo Rehab Weekly Photo Challenge: Wrap up #9 New Challenge #10

Cover Makeover is the new themed feature of the Photo Rehab, created by me and Desley from Musings of a Frequent Flying Scientist.

Every week we give a new prompt, and participants go wild, using all their creativity, and producing fabulous covers far better than the original ones used by publishers. 1,037 more words