Looking for the Perfect Beat / Book

April 2, 2020

Looking for the Perfect Beat: The Art and Culture of the DJ by Kurt B. Reighley “A reliable DJ knows how to balance entertainment with education, underscored by his or her own individual aesthetic.” That’s a quote from this book [Keep Reading]

The Rule of Three

March 26, 2020

Do kids really do this? “When college students go to dinner, they want the company of their friends in the dining hall and their phone. They also want the freedom to go on their phones. To have both at the same time, they observe what some call [Keep Reading]

Rapper & DJ Dialogues in Song

March 12, 2020

Hip Hop Matters: Politics, Pop Culture, and the Struggle for the Soul of a Movement by S. Craig Watkins Sometimes, I read a hip-hop book and don’t learn anything new. That was not the case with this book. S. Craig Watkins drops a lot of [Keep Reading]

Use the Right Communication Tool

February 19, 2020

“I have found that once people have texting, chat, and email available, they stick with them even when they suspect that these are not the right tools for the job. Why? They are convenient. They make us feel in control. But when we allow ourselves [Keep Reading]

Great Picture Books

February 13, 2020

I’ve have been reading a lot of picture books to my little Gizmo over the past year. Most are completely unremarkable. Some are absolutely terrible. And a sparse few are fantastic. Here are two of them that deserve to be on your bookshelf if [Keep Reading]

The Walking Dead Saga Ends

February 12, 2020

The Walking Dead: Volume 32 – Rest in Peace I had no idea that this series was coming to an end. The creators didn’t announce the historic last issue and promote the end of an era. They didn’t even try to stretch out the story to [Keep Reading]

See You at the Top

February 7, 2020

See You at the Top by Zig Ziglar I wanted to read this book again because I have fond memories of it. It was a book my dad had when I was young and it was captivating. I’m not sure I ever read the whole thing until now. I know that parts of it [Keep Reading]
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