December 2015

How I Did with My 2015 Goals

December 31, 2015

I set some goals for myself at the start of the year. I think this is a good practice. But setting goals doesn’t do anything without a little reflection. So, let’s look back at the ones I set and see how I did with them. MY SET GOALS 1. [Keep Reading]

2015 Reading Challenge – How’d I Do?

December 30, 2015

I found this reading challenge at the start of the year and thought it was a great idea. Truth be told though, I never glanced at it a second time throughout the entire year. I already blog about every book I read, and manage to put up a new post [Keep Reading]

Psycho-Cybernetics

December 29, 2015

Psycho-Cybernetics by Maxwell Maltz I read this book when I was a teenager and it blew me away. I decided that I needed to brush the dust off it and give it a re-read. This book was written by a plastic surgeon who noticed something interesting in [Keep Reading]

Little Brother – A Great Read!

December 27, 2015

Little Brother by Cory Doctorow I love reading Young Adult fiction. Maybe we don’t need this distinction when it comes to novels. A great story is a great story no matter who it is aimed at. And this one definitely fits that. There is a [Keep Reading]

Top 15 Albums of 2015

December 26, 2015

I started this tradition in 2009. I came up with the Top 9 Albums that year and have been adding an album to list every year. For some reason though, I only posted that list last year on The Word is Bond and not here on Silent Cacophony. So here is [Keep Reading]

The Last Graphic Novel Reads of 2015

December 24, 2015

All New Captain America: Hydra Ascendant Sam Wilson aka The Falcon has taken on the mantle of Captain America. Although, he still has his wings and hasn’t quite mastered how to target the shield effectively. His first mission doesn’t go [Keep Reading]

Are We All Zapped?

December 23, 2015

Zapped: Why Your Cell Phone Shouldn’t Be Your Alarm Clock and 1,268 Ways to Outsmart the Hazards of Electronic Pollution by Ann Louise Gittleman In this day and age we are inundated with electronic devices. It’s almost impossible to get [Keep Reading]

Life is Great . . . Even When It Sucks

December 21, 2015

Life is Great Even When It Sucks by Ellen Nyland It’s hard to have a positive attitude when things are going poorly for you. But if you take a moment, it is hard to argue that Life is Good . . . Even When it Sucks. I am always amazed at how [Keep Reading]

Sound Unbound- Sampling Music and Culture

December 20, 2015

Sound Unbound: Sampling Digital Music and Culture. Edited by Paul D. Miller aka DJ Spooky The basic tenet of this book is . . . Technology enables creativity, community, art, and love. Crippling it to save someone’s outmoded business-model is [Keep Reading]
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