I am going to finish my current book, Bill Bryson’s “The Mother Tongue – English and How It Got That Way” rather quickly because he is neither a difficult nor slow read, although it’s interesting because it is a survey of linguistics right before English + the Internets = Mayhem.
I have two books up on my docket next and I’m not too sure which one to attack. I am thrashing between:
– Fairy & Folk Tales of Ireland, edited by W.B. Yeats (the original awesome)
– Crafty TV Writing by Alex Epstein
I am going to read them both. I am just undecided on which one.
I have for the time being given up on the Great Shark God’s Audacity of Hope with a mild pang of embarrassment. It is not because I do not hang on everything the Great Shark God says, I ran headfirst into his very lengthy “Faith” chapter and I’ve reached a point where unless your name is “Jefferson, T.” or “Adams, J.” I am not terrifically interested in yet another take on Christianity and the Constitution. I will likely just skip the chapter to finish the book.
On a completely different topic, we have discovered concert DVDs in the new 5.1 surround sound audio rig in the living room and it is heavenly. We are watching the Police Reunion Tour concert right now and the extra money blown on the upgraded speakers and the big subwoofer is paying off handsomely. I see a future of buying concert DVDs in the future.