Tag Archive: capitalism

CCLaP Fridays: Selected Letters of Norman Mailer, edited by J. Michael Lennon

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This week I review Norman Mailer’s selected letters, giving a new perspective on an iconic and controversial author.

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The Devil’s Financial Dictionary by Jason Zweig @ NYJB

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“The Devil’s Financial Dictionary” by Jason Zweig attempts to give investors the necessary tools to confront the jargon, doublespeak, hubris, arrogance, amnesia, hysteria, and general idiocy endemic to those calling themselves “financial advisors.”

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American Odd: Conspiranoia!: the Mother of All Conspiracy Theories, by Devon Jackson

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This week I continue my American Odd essay series with a look at Conspiranoia!: the Mother of All Conspiracy Theories, by Devon Jackson. It’s the essay the UFO nazi Bilderbergers don’t want you to read … or do they?

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“My Wet Hot Drone Summer: New Lovers #4,” by Lex Brown @ NYRB

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If “My Wet Hot Drone Summer” by Lex Brown is any indication of the quality Badlands Unlimited brings to the literary erotica market, then they are off to a great start.

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The Devil’s Chessboard: Allen Dulles, the CIA, and the Rise of America’s Secret Government, by David Talbot @ NYJB

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“The Devil’s Chessboard: Allen Dulles, the CIA, and the Rise of America’s Secret Government” by David Talbot is a book chronicling the collision of two powerful dynasties, the Dulles family and the Kennedy family.

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Liberation, Edited and Introduced by Mark Ludwig

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“Liberation,” edited and with an introduction by Mark Ludwig, casts a global net to find out what poets think about the concept of freedom.

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Horizontal Collaboration: The Erotic World of Paris, 1920–1946, by Mel Gordon @ NYJB

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Horizontal Collaboration, by Mel Gordon is “an illuminating linguistic, cartographic, and historical exploration of Parisian lusts.”

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American Odd: The Book of the SubGenius, by J.R. “Bob” Dobbs

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This week I continue my series American Odd with an essay about “The Book of the SubGenius” by J.R. “Bob” Dobbs.

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The Megapolitan Flâneur: Greater Downtown Milwaukee: Milwaukee Food Tours: Explore Milwaukee Hop On / Hop Off Sightseeing Bus

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Whether you are a tourist visiting Cream City or a lifelong resident, check out The Sightseeing Bus from Milwaukee Food Tours. It is a solid hour of education and entertainment.

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CCLaP Fridays: The War Against Boredom, by Seth Kaufman

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This week I review Seth Kaufman’s new collection of darkly satirical short stories, The War Against Boredom.

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