Intelligent Goons: “Black Superhero Music” Reviewed

A lawyer with his briefcase can steal more than a hundred men with guns.

– Mario Puzo, The Godfather

Society demands that we be easily categorized. We are defined not only by our race, gender, geographical location, and political leanings, but also by the things we buy, wear, and drive, and how we choose to spend our days and nights.

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A Character-Driven Book Unlike Anything I’ve Ever Read: “Thirty-Three Cecils” Reviewed


When people know that you read a lot or they always see you with a book in your hand, it becomes an easy topic of conversation. Questions such as, “What are you reading?” and “How’s that book?” are heard frequently. Most people are genuinely curious, not only to know if you like the book, but also if they will like it.

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