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Andrew Breslin

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I am not a man of many hats.
I'm not speaking metaphorically. I'm talking about hats, in all their literal, haberdasherial glory. Though I have acquired lots of hats, I am a disorganized flake and lose them all the time. Right now, I just have one. This is not many.   

I once had a job at a large company at which I was not permitted to wear my hats. My headgear ran afoul of the company's offici... Read more of this blog post »
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Motivation (Humor)
1 chapters   —   updated Jun 14, 2012 03:56PM
Description: This appeared in <i>Chess Life</i> about ten years ago. It was the first piece of fiction I ever sold. They gave me $150. I was ecstatic. In my humble opinion, I think it's pretty funny. Chess players especially should enjoy it, I hope. Thanks for reading. Hope you like it.
Practical Applications of Game Theory. A Novel (Literature & Fiction)
1 chapters   —   updated Mar 24, 2010 06:38AM
Description: This is chapter one of my second novel, for which I am currently seeking a publisher or literary agent. It's all about mathematics and prison. It's OZ for geniuses. Yes, it's got shower rapes AND advanced game theoretical analysis, all in one package. If any agents or publishers stumble across this and are interested in seeing more please contact me.

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Willie and Joe by Bill Mauldin
"Curated collection of postwar cartoons. Labeled as Willie and Joe, but only about a third feature the famous GIs or have a military bent, the rest are general commentary on postwar politics and society. With an excellent introductory essay by DePa..." Read more of this review »
Dies the Fire by S.M. Stirling
"Right off the bat, there were a few things I did not like about this book, so let me get those off my chest. I did not like the medieval era weaponry fetishism. I found this book confusing until I realized that Stirling just wanted a forum explore..." Read more of this review »
Gödel, Escher, Bach by Douglas R. Hofstadter
" >>Until then I hope you don't mind me asking some more questions bc it's difficult to find people who are interested in math

Sure! I love math an
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Lay This Laurel by Richard Benson
"Collecting wide-scope and detail focused photographs with an explanatory essay on the 54th Massachusetts in general, Colonel Shaw in particular, and the creation of this monument to both. The roll call of the dead gives insight into the fact not g..." Read more of this review »
Bill Mauldin in Korea by Bill Mauldin
"First hand reporting from January - April 1952 of the war in Korea, unfiltered by subsequent events and unedited by meddling historians. Originally printed in Collier's magazine before being collected, Maudlin skillfully uses the conceit of corres..." Read more of this review »
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The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
" "An incredibly well executed and enjoyable bit of fluff"

This would make for a great book jacket blurb.
Space Chronicles by Neil deGrasse Tyson
" Ha ha! I don't think I got it from anywhere else, though I doubt I'm original.

I also like to use "sistren" as in "my brethren and sistren" and I don't
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Good Will Hunting by Ben Affleck
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“I want an avowed atheist in the White House. When time comes to push that button, I want whoever's making the decision to understand that once it's pushed, it's over. Finito. They're not gonna have lunch with Jesus. Won't be deflowering 72 virgins on the great shag carpet of eternity, or reincarnated as a cow. I want someone making that decision who believes life on this Earth isn't just a dress rehearsal for something better -- but the only shot we get.”
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Ashley Thanks for the like it was a great book!!!
How have you been???

Ashley Hey did you sign up for the reading challenge on here!? Just asking, I did and am way ahead of schedule! lol but...

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Abby Hi Andy!! I'm glad your on here! I haven't seen you in so long, we should all hang soon.

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