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I'd read a couple of things (no, really), and other stories

Decided to get the comedy reading done early, partly because they’re on a backlog, and other partly because they’re the easiest to actually finish. They count for cases in which the ends are far less attractive than the means. 616 more words

Born Standing Up

What I read: February 2016

I read 55 books last year. I made some guidelines for 2015: a new author every week, stick to recent releases, something literary, and only read books I never read before. 633 more words


All Kidding Aside

Have you ever heard of Chet Haze? He is Tom Hanks’ son. Well, to be exact, he’s the alias of Tom Hanks’ son. Tom Hanks in my opinion, and I’m sure I’m not the only one who thinks this, is the greatest actor of my generation. 1,084 more words

 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


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