1. The Emperor’s Blades by Brian Staveley

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    September 3, 2016 by McDowski

    Resist faith. Resist trust. Believe only in what you touch with your hands. The rest is error and air. The …
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  2. The Moon is a Harsh Mistress by Robert A. Heinlein

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    July 19, 2016 by McDowski

    I have finally finished The Moon is a Harsh Mistress. Took a while, even in audiobook format, since this seemed …
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  3. The Problem with Kevin Durant’s Move to the Warriors

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    July 13, 2016 by McDowski

    Kevin Durant jumping on the Golden State bandwagon might just be the weakest move we have ever seen from a so-called superstar.

  4. Thoughts on police violence

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    July 12, 2016 by McDowski

    Why are white police officers predisposed to acting with such aggression, and pretend like their lives are on the line, when facing a black man?

  5. The Soul Smith by Adrian V. Diglio

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    June 5, 2016 by McDowski

    Predictable and simplistic, and in dire need of a decent editor.

  6. Goodbye to The Verge

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    August 11, 2015 by McDowski

    Overly-sensitive moderation and an Editor-in-Chief who looks, talks and behaves like an overgrown man-child? If this is what you want, then really, you should just stick to The Verge. It’s perfect.

  7. RIAA Accounting: Why Even Major Label Musicians Rarely Make Money From Album Sales | Techdirt

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    June 23, 2015 by McDowski

    The more I read stuff like this, the more I lose sympathy for the argument of studios/labels losing sales because of piracy.

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