Book: From the Garden to the City – the redeeming and corrupting power of technology

Book: From the Garden to the City: The Redeeming and Corrupting Power of Technology I’ve been reading (author) John Dyer’s blog Don’t Eat the Fruit for a long while, and like his take on technology. He’s a Christian and works for a bible college in Dallas, and has written this book to explain his understanding of […]

DVD: Spinal Tap

DVD: This is Spinal Tap (Special Edition) One of the most hyped movies of all time, this mockumentary was years ahead of its time. Telling the story of a metal band (one that has songs with some fairly graphic lyrics) with all their ups and downs, relational troubles, and references to other famous bands, this is […]

movie: In Time

Movie: In Time From the writer and director of Gattaca (a well-executed sci-fi film with Ethan Hawke from the late 90’s), the trailer for this film intrigued me, and so – with not many choices – I ended up seeing it on the big screen. Justin Timberlake (who seems to have made the move from […]

Book: Catch-22

Book: Catch-22 After I blogged the BBC Book Meme a friend loaned me a number of books I hand’t yet read. I remember starting this book years ago, but didn’t get very far. Judging by the amount of promiscuity in the novel (and some fairly graphic descriptions of same) it’s probably good that I waited to […]