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Untamed

I’ve been listening to Untamed by Glennon Doyle on audiobook on and off for the past week or so. It’s not typically something that would interest me, but it’s been so popular that I wanted to check it out anyway. I ended up liking it quite a bit more than I’d thought I would. Untamed …

                    

Born A Crime

I remember when Jon Stewart was leaving the Daily Show and Trevor Noah was announced as the new host. I liked his accent, but sort of assumed the show was basically dead. But the show is actually still really good (and better sometimes). However, even if you watch The Daily Show with Trevor Noah consistently, …

                 

Educated

Educated, by Tara Westover, was one of the bestselling books on 2018 and has continued to top the charts even now, despite being released over a year ago. I put it on my to-read list thanks to Bill Gate’s book blog, and Ellen Degeneres read it after Michelle Obama recommended it to her. Point is, …

              

The Last Black Unicorn

I first really noticed Tiffany Haddish when I saw a clip of her on Drunk History talking about the story the Monuments Men is based on. If you haven’t seen it, take a look cause it’s pretty entertaining. Her book, The Last Black Unicorn, is more than that, though. It’s also inspirational and heartbreaking and …

              

What Happened

In the Fall of 2016, I was hopeful. Like many, I felt secure in the belief that reason and human decency would prevail and that Clinton would win the election definitively. Having a female president was long overdue, but beyond that I genuinely thought she would be able to accomplish more than any other president …