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NewFish contains my commentary and random thoughts about music, counter-culture, technology, faith, wretched excess, art, questionable government, and the ultimate interconnectivity of all things.
NewFish: Providing mediocre blogging since 2005!
- Cognitive Biases
- Lukas Nelson: You Were Always On My Mind
- Vote the Common Good
- Evidence that huge 2-mile wide meteorite smashed into Earth only 800,000 years ago.
- Noam Chomsky Interview at TruthOut: “The USA is a Rogue State“
- C. Paul Carter – Photography
- Elizabeth Wurtzel, the author of ‘Prozac Nation,’ has died at 52
- The New Deal was partly motivated by a desire to kill the fake news epidemic of the Gilded Age
- A GoPro spinning at 1800rpm looks like it’s entering a wormhole into another universe
Category Archives: Books
Wurtzel was best known for her deeply confessional memoirs By EJ DICKSON @ Rolling Stone Elizabeth Wurtzel — the author of the best-selling memoir Prozac Nation: Young and Depressed in America — died in a New York City hospital on Tuesday, according to the New … Continue reading
This was going to be the expression of an indignant rant several years in the making, but instead, it’s going to be an admission that I was wrong. Several years ago, while serving as the Music Director at a Montreal … Continue reading
Author Tara Westover on What it Means to Be “Educated” “Tara Westover was 17 the first time she set foot in a classroom. Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she prepared for the end of the world by … Continue reading
I‘m putting this down to an NPR “driveway moment”. Listened to a compelling interview with the author, which made me want to read this book. In this compelling and revelatory book by Lain Overton, an investigative journalist, he explores the … Continue reading
Et tu, Captain Kangaroo? New book reveals Captain Kangaroos’ dirty secrets Alleged disgusting off-camera antics are trashing the memories of my favorite childhood TV shows. NYDAILYNEWS.COM
Thanks to my old friend Lorraine Jamison for passing this along… Welcome to AbeBooks’ Weird Book Room – heralded by the New York Times, Canada’s Globe and Mail, The Times of London, and The Guardian (UK) as the finest source of everything that’s bizarre, odd and downright … Continue reading
10 Books You Pretend to Have Read (And Why You Should Really Read Them) Science fiction and fantasy offer a rich legacy of great books—but that abundant pile of reading material can also be daunting. So sometimes, it’s easier to … Continue reading
In The Four Agreements, don Miguel Ruiz reveals the source of self-limiting beliefs that rob us of joy and create needless suffering. Based on ancient Toltec wisdom, the book offers a powerful code of conduct that can rapidly transform our lives … Continue reading
Here’s an interview with artist Kent Rogowski, about his “Bears” photographs. Furry, huggable teddybears, gutted and inverted. Q: I love these bears so much. They remind me of my early sewing experiments. What happens when you take such a beloved … Continue reading