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 Bite Me!!!

Someone Knows My Name* by Lawrence Hill was one of those books where bad times just keep coming.  By the end of it, I felt like a chocolate cake sitting on my counter must feel every time I walk into the room. 

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Steve Martin is 70. That's Wild. And Crazy.

For about the last four years of the 1970s and the first couple of the 80s there was no bigger star in comedy than Steve Martin. 476 more words

Movies

Steve Martin - Born Standing Up (2007)

I didn’t really know what to expect from this book, and even while reading, I wasn’t sure what to make of it. Upon further reflection however, I decided that this book is quintessentially Steve Martin. 224 more words

Reviews

Ten Lessons from Steve Martin

I am a big fan of stand-up comedy. I have enormous respect for the men and women—whether professionals or amateurs—who get up on stage and do their best to make us laugh. 1,053 more words

Book Review

Tricking Yourself Into Creativity

I am ashamed to admit that it is almost November, and aside from necessary reading for work, I’ve only managed to read three books this year. 526 more words

Creativity

Be So Good...

 

I’ve loved Steve Martin for ages. I recently rewatched “LA Story.”  So genius!   My sister recommended I read his book, “Born Standing Up.”  I have yet to finish it, but even the first few chapters are amazing.   383 more words

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