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Book Report: The Cowboy and His Elephant It's a biography: The original Marlboro Man wasn't a ranch hand; he was more of an oil-tycoon-heir who dabbled in ranching. He's the "cowboy" in the title. I wasn't expecting the Marlboro Man, but I ...

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Book Report: Game Wars Battling a case of upper-respiratory-something infection, I find myself participating in a new activity: sinus irrigation. But nobody wants to read about that. You know what you want to read about, t...

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Comic Report: Spiral-Bound Speaking of "spiral bound," a while back I saw illustrator/comic book artist Aaron Ranier talk. A couple of weeks later, I was in the Giant Robot store, which didn't have the 'zine I was looking for,...

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Book Report: Silent Thunder I saw two cousins today, which is good. As of this morning, I didn't hope to see any. But that's not what this blog post is about. This, as you might guess, is a gratuitous blog post to see if I g...

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Puzzle Hunts are Everywhere, Even Marx Meadow, Hawk Hill, and other places around the San Francisco Bay Area Against all odds, I wrote about Shinteki Decathlon 5. I played the first weekend; the second weekend I volunteered. Thus, there's a pile of semi-related stuff in that write-up. It's mostly ab...

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Book Report: Elephant Memories This book is subtitled "thirteen years in the life of an elephant family". It's by Cynthia Moss, who watched the elephants at what became Amboseli National Park north of Mt Kilimanjaro. The book re...

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Book Report: Elephant Tramp George "Slim" Lewis was an animal trainer in the depression-era USA. He rode the rails from circus to circus, handling elephants. He specialized in unruly elephants. Thus, this book has a "thrille...

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Book Report: India Authentic #1 (Ganesha) This comic book tells Ganesh's origin story. Apparently India Authentic is going to be a series of comic books full of Indian myths. I don't know much about Ganesh, and I was sorry that the comic bo...

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