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A Swingin’ Book Report on Sinatra: The Chairman by James Kaplan

Sinatra: The Chairman by James Kaplan

Sinatra: The Chairman by James Kaplan is the second of two books Kaplan wrote on the man, the myth, and the legend; the one and only Frank Sinatra. But I did not actually know this was the second of two books until I read about the first one (Sinatra: The Voice) in the acknowledgements.

Now, it did answer my one question as to why this book starts with the resurrection of his career in the mid-1950’s instead of at the beginning of his life. But as much as I can (at times) be a completionist, the book I read was the one of the two that I was more interested in.

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“Marvel’s The Defenders” was a Color-Coded Hell to Watch

The Defenders was Color-Coded Hell to watch

A Special Report by Agent Parker

Well, it’s been a week, and I’ve finally gotten through all of “Marvel’s The Defenders.” I’ll wait while you finish silently judging me. Done now? Then let’s continue. In the week since then, something has continually bothered me.

It’s not that the Netflix exclusive that finally brought together Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist was difficult to watch. (You can save your Internet hivemind hatred of Finn Jones for another day). It’s not even that it was difficult to find the time to watch it.

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But what If We're Wrong? by Chuck Klosterman

A Book Review of But What If We’re Wrong? By Chuck Klosterman

Let’s start with the cover, the inside cover, because using those words to describe the book seems better than making something up with different words that mean the same thing.

“But What If We’re Wrong? is a book of original, reported, interconnected pieces, which speculates on the likelihood that many universally accepted, deeply ingrained cultural and scientific beliefs will someday seem absurd.”

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