A Review of Mercury

Mercury: An Intimate Biography of Freddie Mercury by Lesley-Ann Jones My rating: 5 of 5 stars I have to admit up front that I've been a huge Queen fan since the 70s when I was a kid listening to their music. They remain one of my favorite groups of all time, and I believe Freddie …

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iOS6 Disaster!

IOS6: "iTunes cannot sync apps to the iPhone 'Scott's iPhone' because the apps installed on the iPhone could not be determined." WTF???!!! This is after 1 hour & 15 minutes of downloading & installing the new OS on my phone. Now I can't freaking sync it. Great. WTF am I supposed to do now??? I …

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New Issue of Ray’s Road Review Is Out!

The new Fall 2012 issue of Ray's Road Review is out! We've got some great fiction, nonfiction & poetry, as well as photography. Please check it out at http://raysroadreview.com. The new poets (since I'm the poetry editor) include Tony Gloeggler, Cooper Sy, Michael Estabrook, Stephen Mead, Michael Flanagan & Brad G. Garber. Please read & submit!

A Review of The Digital Dead

The Digital Dead by Bruce Balfour My rating: 3 of 5 stars Not a bad book, but not a great book either. Could have been better. First, though, it's about a new company called Elysian Fields that offers eternal life by implanting chips in people's heads and then when you die, an electronic copy of …

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A Review of Picasso: My Grandfather

Picasso, My Grandfather by Marina Picasso My rating: 1 of 5 stars I got through 30 pages and then just couldn't finish this book. It's dreadful. Marina Picasso's hatred of and contempt for her grandfather knows no bounds. It's really appalling. And what did Picasso do to gain her enmity? He was insulting. Yeah, that …

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Flava

I use an iPhone diary app called Flava. It's pretty nice, cause you can track what you're reading and listening to, where you go, etc., in addition to writing text. Friday they released version 2.0 and they made radical changes that make it SUCK! I can't sync or back up to Evernote or Dropbox anymore. …

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A Review of The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch

The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch by Philip K. Dick My rating: 4 of 5 stars Please excuse my French, but this is a giant mind fuck of a book! All I could say when I finished it was, wow. Dick tackles a lot in this book. You've got twenty-first century global warming as it's …

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The Dead Can Dance Concert

[Caveat -- I can't get the darn pictures to line up correctly with the type, so I'm sorry for the jumbled page.] Last night was the big Dead Can Dance concert in Atlanta and it was amazing! My buddy Chris D, who drove down from Virginia, hooked up with me here in Chattanooga and we …

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