Monthly Archive: June, 2012

CCLaP Fridays: On Being Human: Battlestar Galactica and Caprica

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This week, Karl Wolff continues his ongoing series “On Being Human” with “Battlestar Galactica” and “Caprica,” two Syfy TV series that explored the struggles between humanity and the machines that rebelled.

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Years of Renewal (1999) by Henry Kissinger

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The final volume of Kissinger’s memoirs details his tenure in the Ford Administration, along with my analysis on our current foreign policy situation and what conservatism has become.

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CCLaP Fridays: Venice Noir, edited by Maxim Jakubowski

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The new Akashic anthology “Venice Noir,” edited by Maxim Jakubowski. Says reviewer Karl Wolff, “There is something for everyone in this [book], a delicious sampling of tastes, styles, and stories.”

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Masters of the Planet, by Ian Tattersall

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Masters of the Planet by Ian Tattersall is a fascinating exploration of the always controversial topic of human evolution.

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Mondays with the Supremes: Part IV: Tapes and Tapes

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A limited-run series where I review three books about the Supreme Court of the United States, exploring its historical and ideological conflicts, and the transformations it wrought upon law and society. This week, the Burger Court stops Presidential tyranny in its tracks.

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CCLaP Fridays: On Being Human: Wraeththu, by Storm Constantine

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This week I explore Storm Constantine’s trilogy Wraeththu, about a hermaphroditic human species that overtakes humanity during a postapocalyptic catastrophe.

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