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Saturday, August 29, 2009

Amber Flyse--Song of the Month for August 2009

I've decided to post some guitar songs on here. I already post one short story per month, I figure since I play me some geetar, mize well share. My playing is almost as bad as my writing, but hey, it's free, so sit on it! This one I call "Amber Flyse".

Just click to play. (Sorry the quality isn't the best, blogger restricts bandwidth for movies).

Thanks for listening!

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

The Liber Review: How to make Enemies and Alienate People by Toby Young

Toby Young’s memoir of a Briton failing to climb the social ladder of the NYC “glossy posse” is full of great pie-faced hi jinks. For a book brimming with humor and ironic witticism, the book makes a pretty poignant, pointed statement of American social structure and the inaccessibility of the “American Dream”.
The tale spun here is a pretty much the typical thread of woe and failure we hear so much of these days. The narrator spends the bulk of his time in self-debasing ridicule, thereby lending some perverse measure of (self-imposed) credence to its author when he throws his wrench of rebuke into the gears of the American social machine: We are all just post-modern versions of Melville’s Ishmael. Outcasts, trodden, huddled masses. You get the picture.

To Read the full review click here