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Jet Lag: The Game is worth the cost of Subscription

Jet lag is defined by the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) as “a temporary sleep problem that usually occurs when you travel across more than three time zones but can affect anyone who travels across multiple time zones.” They define its cause as “a mismatch between a person’s normal daily rhythms and a new time zone.”

Jet Lag: The Game is not any of those things, and the only related thing to the CDC’s definition and cause is that players in the game often feel jet lagged at the end of the game and they are sometimes crossing time zones.

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Reading Player One Post-Pandemic Challenges Its ‘New Normal’ Narrative

What happens when one of the most inventive novelists of contemporary modern literature writes about the future in the context of new ideas and their future repercussions in a five-chapter book, each representing one hour? In this case, you get Player One: What Is to Become of Us (The CBC Massey Lectures), which was created for the 2010 lectures.  “Five disparate people are trapped inside an airport cocktail lounge during a global disaster: Karen, a single mother waiting for her…

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Mr. S is a Tell-All for the Chairman of the Bored

Mr S Book Review George Jacobs

Mr. S: My Life with Frank Sinatra is a tell-all book written by Sinatra’s long-time right-hand man, George Jacobs, and with the help, I suppose, of William Stadiem who also gets an author credit.

It’s not the type of book I would have normally picked up on my own, and I didn’t really know it was tell-all until I started reading it. It will, at least knowingly, be my last tell-all book. For every chapter except the Afterword, it felt like I was reading one of the weekly celebrity gossip magazines.

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Palmer's Trek

Palmers Trek Star Trek The Next Generation

Palmer’s Trek: Star Trek: The Next Generation

Set approximately 100 years after the original adventures of Captain Kirk and his crew, Star Trek: The Next Generation is on its own mission to boldly go to new places with Captain Jean-Luc Picard at the helm of his own crew aboard another Starfleet flagship.

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