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Book roundup, part 15

Solid reads abound in this installment of the roundup. Includes Console Wars, Your Inner Fish, Flash Boys, Digital Wars, The Perfect Storm, Tower Lord, By Blood We Live, I am Pilgrim and Lexicon.

The rumored iWatch won’t be what you think

Why whatever Apple is about to release will not be anything like the Pebble or Android Wear.

After the empire fades

Game of Thrones and The First Law Trilogy illustrate the different ways England and America are dealing with fading empires.

Happy midsummer!

Nic is homesick on Midsummer’s Eve.

Damnatio memoriae

We should forget the names of our mass murderers.

Movie roundup, part 22

Movie time, kids! Includes an excellent documentary and a lot of not-great movies. Includes Sorcerer, Generation Iron, Restrepo, The Numbers Station, Pacific Rim and 300: Rise of an Empire.

White privilege in extremism

It’s way easier to be an extremist in America if you’re white.

Further to the right

The idea that both the left and the right in America are getting more extreme is false. Nic explains why.

Enter the rumble roller

Get medieval on your fascia.

Review: The Pet Shop Boys Electric tour hits Phoenix

Hey, you like lasers? We have lasers!

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