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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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Average rating: 4.39 · 36 ratings · 25 reviews · 2 distinct works
Mother's Milk

4.37 avg rating — 35 ratings — published 2005
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A Claus to Remember

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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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Killing the Deep State by Jerome R. Corsi
"This book should be classified under humor because I laughed out loud often at how ridiculous it is. The author is called a “conspiracy theory expert” so you know what you’re going to get. Absolutely no facts and only rumor and innuendo repeated f..." Read more of this review »
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce
"This book meant a lot to me as a teenager. As I reread it, I tried to remember what I loved about it. Which parts spoke to me? It wasn’t the Irish politics or the schoolboy slang.

As a highschooler I used to compete in Public Speaking competitions..." Read more of this review »
Head On by John Scalzi
"All Scalzi's faults are once again on display. The book is readable, but a pathological refusal to physically describe his characters, a neurotic need to give characters ethnically clashing first and last names, odd snarky comments implying people..." Read more of this review »
The Origins of Totalitarianism by Hannah Arendt
" So true and so terrifying . . .

I don't think it's overstating the case that Trump may herald the end not only of American supremacy (That's pretty mu
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The Origins of Totalitarianism by Hannah Arendt
"As an undergraduate I took a one-semester class on the Holocaust. In that class I was introduced to the work of Hannah Arendt. We didn't read "The Origins of Totalitarianism" in that class, but I learned enough about it to know that I had to read..." Read more of this review »
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Watchmen by Alan Moore
" I want to clarify, for the record, that when I say that Rorschach is my favorite character, it's similar to picking Joker as my favorite character in ...more "
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I’ve been reading superhero comic books for well over three decades now, yet through some bizarre and incongruous turn of fate, only just now finally read Watchmen. Save the derisive sneers, please. You’ll need them for later. I’ve been meaning to ge ...more
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Coffee, Tea or Me? The Uninhibited Memoirs of Two Airline Ste... by Trudy Baker
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I read this book well over 30 years ago. Hadn't thought about it much until a friend recently posted a review, but I remembered how fun a read it was, when I was a teenage boy, and I felt a rush of naughty adrenaline reading racy memoirs that occasio ...more
Coffee, Tea or Me? The Uninhibited Memoirs of Two Airline Ste... by Trudy Baker
" I read this book about 30 years ago and remember greatly enjoying it. I don't think anyone I know has ever mentioned it since. It's an underappreciate ...more "
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A Life in Our Times by John Kenneth Galbraith
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One thing that quickly becomes evident on reading A Life in Our Times is that John Kenneth Galbraith is enormously impressed with the accomplishments of John Kenneth Galbraith.

And you can’t really fault him for it. I’ve met plenty of people who are f
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“Honestly, if you're given the choice between Armageddon or tea, you don't say 'what kind of tea?”
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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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“Nothing to smoke...nothing to drink...too much time to sit and think...that's why I read....mgc”
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“People are divided into two camps, the righteous and the unrighteous...the righteous do the dividing.”
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“You wasted $150,000 on an education you coulda got for $1.50 in late fees at the public library.”
Matt Damon, Good Will Hunting

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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...
HOPE TO HEAR FROYOU SOON!!!!
-Ashley*


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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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