28 Quick Book Reviews

28 Quick Book Reviews

It's been a little while since I've posted what I've been listening to on Blinkist. I was all set to post something last week but then the world fell apart. I know...excuses, excuses. I am enjoying the format. It's like a podcast minus the inane banter and CBD ads. I...

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A message to Benjamin Wallace Books customers

A message to Benjamin Wallace Books customers

A message to Benjamin Wallace Books customers At Benjamin Wallace Books, our first concern is your safety right after the concern that crabs may form an unholy alliance with lobsters and crab walk out of the ocean to form a crustacean caliphate that we should all live...

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God’s Rambo

God’s Rambo

The real-life Night Rider was Danish. Helge Meyer was Danish Special Forces Officer stationed at Rhine Airforce Base when the war in Bosnia broke out. He knew the country and knew the roads so he brought an idea to the US forces. With their help, he outfitted a ’79...

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Forget the body. Save the brain.

Forget the body. Save the brain.

When it comes time to freeze a loved one, you have a very important decision to make. Do you freeze the whole body or just the brain? At KrioRus, you can freeze a whole body for $36k. But it’s only $15k to freeze the brain. That’s a pretty substantial savings. And,...

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Here There Be Lizard Men

Here There Be Lizard Men

  I’ve got an ad running right now that shows an ICBM launch. As it travels, the narrator reads the first line of my book, “Even a mushroom cloud has a silver lining.” [video width="1280" height="720"...

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The Greatest Star Wars Playset Never Sold

The Greatest Star Wars Playset Never Sold

The coolest Star Wars playset I had wasn't the Death Star. It wasn't the remote control Sandcrawler. It didn't even come from Kenner. It came from the November 1978 issue of Woman's Day Magazine. I'm talking about the Outer-Space Station. It looked like Logan's Run...

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Bear the Dog in the Woods

Bear the Dog in the Woods

Bear the Dog is not the fiercest of beasts. She’s half Mastiff, half Lab and at least 30% coward. She is afraid of luggage—especially wheeled luggage—backpacks and packages. Therefore, she hates anyone that brings these to our door. Amazon, UPS and the post office all...

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30 New Curses

30 New Curses

I’m a little behind the news, I guess, but it looks like they discovered 30 sarcophagi near Luxor—not the casino—back in October. They were untouched, perfectly preserved, and, just like a bunch of predictable B-Movie archeologists, they opened ‘em right up. So, I...

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12 Quick Book Reviews

12 Quick Book Reviews

In the past couple of days, I’ve hiked several miles and been to the gym twice. In that time I’ve also listened to 12 books on this Blinkist thing. That is non-fiction books condensed to 15 -20 audiobooks. I’m really enjoying it. Even when I hit a bad book, it’s not...

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