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Michael Ian Black is an American comedian, actor, writer, and director. He has starred in several TV comedy series, including The State, Viva Variety, Stella, Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp, Michael & Michael Have Issues, and Another Period.
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The Life of Human
Ryan Wiggins - Feb 15, 2021
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Nine survivors give an oral history of the primitive — yet deadly — A.I. takeover of North America. These intertwining narratives have just one thing in common: each is essential in telling the story of Human, the inconspicuous robot who chose to save mankind over his own kind. But to what extent does recognizing life make Human alive? "An amazing ...
Michael Ian Black
May 27, 2021
This is a cool book!      source
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The Addiction Inoculation
Raising Healthy Kids in a Culture of Dependence
Jessica Lahey - Apr 06, 2021
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“The Addiction Inoculation is a vital look into best practices parenting. Writing as a teacher, a mother, and, as it happens, a recovering alcoholic, Lahey's stance is so compassionate, her advice so smart, any and all parents will benefit from her hard-won wisdom.” —Peggy Orenstein, author of Girls & Sex and Boys & SexIn this supportive, life-savi...
Michael Ian Black
Apr 12, 2021
Book recommendation Monday (not a thing): THE ADDICTION INOCULATION by @jesslahey, advice for parents on raising healthy kids.      source
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A Novel
Curtis Sittenfeld - May 19, 2020
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From the New York Times bestselling author of American Wife and Eligible, a novel that imagines a deeply compelling what-might-have-been: What if Hillary Rodham hadn’t married Bill Clinton? In 1971, Hillary Rodham is a young woman full of promise: Life magazine has covered her Wellesley commencement speech, she’s attending Yale Law School, and she’...
Michael Ian Black
Dec 09, 2020
@cmclymer @csittenfeld @AspenWords I really liked this book.      source
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And the Band Played On
Randy Shilts - Nov 27, 2007 (first published in 1987)
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Upon its first publication twenty years ago, And The Band Played on was quickly recognized as a masterpiece of investigatve reporting. An international bestseller, a nominee for the National Book Critics Circle Award, and made into a critically acclaimed movie, Shilts' expose revealed why AIDS was allowed to spread unchecked during the early 80's w...
Michael Ian Black
Mar 11, 2020
Timely book recommendation: if you've never read it, AND THE BAND PLAYED ON is Randy Shilts' incredible telling of the early days of the AIDS epidemic. Dr. Anthony Fauci has a starring, and heroic, role.      source
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