You are viewing an obsolete version of the DU website which is no longer supported by the Administrators. Visit The New DU.
Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login
Google

Reply #32: I'm reading mysteries and sci-fi fantasies because my brain is full... [View All]

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
This topic is archived.
Home » Discuss » Archives » General Discussion (1/22-2007 thru 12/14/2010) Donate to DU
Hekate Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jun-29-09 11:33 PM
Response to Original message
32. I'm reading mysteries and sci-fi fantasies because my brain is full...
Same reason I only want to see animated films, comedies, musicals, and chick-flicks -- after 8 years of Bush and assorted family crises, I can't take any more Sturm und Drang.

Hope that helps! :hi:

Hekate


Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
  -Hey fellow Leftists, what are you reading this summer? marmar  Jun-29-09 10:12 PM   #0 
  - My long-ass department reading list for comprehensive exams  rockymountaindem   Jun-29-09 10:14 PM   #1 
  - Good luck on exams! n/t  PSzymeczek   Jun-29-09 11:36 PM   #35 
  - Ugh, thanks =)  rockymountaindem   Jun-29-09 11:42 PM   #39 
     - I just finished "Visionary Women" by Phyllis Mack...  Adsos Letter   Jun-30-09 02:53 AM   #46 
  - Sucks to be you...  a la izquierda   Jun-30-09 04:34 PM   #77 
  - I'm waiting on a copy of The Purity Myth  Believing Is Art   Jun-29-09 10:14 PM   #2 
  - Idiot America n/t  lordsummerisle   Jun-29-09 10:16 PM   #3 
  - I'm reading "Blood Meridian" by Cormac McCarthy  Vickers   Jun-29-09 10:16 PM   #4 
  - the passage where he describes what the Indian procession is wearing  lxlxlxl   Jun-29-09 10:18 PM   #10 
  - I recall that description...  Lost Jaguar   Jun-30-09 06:23 AM   #52 
     - awesome...your right...i should dig that up again.  lxlxlxl   Jun-30-09 10:06 AM   #68 
  - My husband loves that book  Dorian Gray   Jun-30-09 04:51 AM   #48 
     - Both of the books you mention are fantastic.  Vickers   Jun-30-09 07:42 AM   #60 
        - Thanks Vickers....  Dorian Gray   Jun-30-09 08:36 AM   #62 
  - "Dreams Of My Father" - got it as a gift for father's day.  JimWis   Jun-29-09 10:16 PM   #5 
  - I don't know about outrage but "Renegade" by Richard Wolffe is pretty good  eleny   Jun-29-09 10:16 PM   #6 
  - Recommend it?  Tangerine LaBamba   Jun-29-09 10:58 PM   #25 
     - Yes...  eleny   Jun-29-09 11:29 PM   #29 
        - Thank you ......  Tangerine LaBamba   Jun-29-09 11:33 PM   #30 
           - I envy you.! n/t  PSzymeczek   Jun-29-09 11:35 PM   #34 
           - I completely understand ......  Tangerine LaBamba   Jun-29-09 11:42 PM   #38 
           - Can I find a coupon code on the net?  eleny   Jun-30-09 12:16 AM   #41 
              - I first found on on the net,  Tangerine LaBamba   Jun-30-09 12:26 AM   #42 
                 - Done!  eleny   Jun-30-09 12:39 AM   #45 
  - Taking my umpteenth trip through Philosophy And The Mirror Of Nature.  BlooInBloo   Jun-29-09 10:16 PM   #7 
  - Just finished Philosophy and Social Hope  izzybeans   Jun-30-09 04:53 PM   #83 
  - Java Programming, Harper's, Want Ads  lxlxlxl   Jun-29-09 10:17 PM   #8 
  - Nothing wrong with Harper's.......  marmar   Jun-29-09 10:18 PM   #9 
  - I know I know...been fighting it for 10+ years  lxlxlxl   Jun-29-09 10:19 PM   #11 
  - I've given up on want ads.  PSzymeczek   Jun-29-09 11:39 PM   #37 
     - xxx  lxlxlxl   Jun-30-09 10:10 AM   #69 
  - Gone Tommorrow by Child.  Skink   Jun-29-09 10:20 PM   #12 
  - He is always in peril  WCGreen   Jun-29-09 10:21 PM   #18 
  - "Towards a New Socialism"  JanMichael   Jun-29-09 10:20 PM   #13 
  - Sounds cool.....I'm going to read Karl Marx's "Capital" at some point this summer.  marmar   Jun-29-09 10:21 PM   #16 
     - Marx wrote that after reading an Anthropological paper by an American colonial anthropologist in the  sam sarrha   Jun-29-09 10:37 PM   #21 
  - The Idiot...  WCGreen   Jun-29-09 10:21 PM   #14 
  - "Planet Walker" by John Francis and "The Last Hours of Ancient Sunlight" by T. Hartmann  NightWatcher   Jun-29-09 10:21 PM   #15 
  - Understanding Muhammad: a Psychobiography... best book in YEARS! by Ali Sina  sam sarrha   Jun-29-09 10:21 PM   #17 
  - "Deer Hunting With Jesus"  Atticus   Jun-29-09 10:28 PM   #19 
  - "The Other America" by Michael Harrington...  islandmkl   Jun-29-09 10:31 PM   #20 
  - Wish I could get my hands on that.  PSzymeczek   Jun-29-09 11:34 PM   #33 
  - I am taking a Summer course, so I am reading an art history book. nt  ZombieHorde   Jun-29-09 10:47 PM   #22 
  - What is it on? I'd like to read more art history.  CTyankee   Jun-30-09 08:23 AM   #61 
  - "The Ancestor's Tale" by Richard Dawkins  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Jun-29-09 10:48 PM   #23 
  - I'm rereading  PSzymeczek   Jun-29-09 11:33 PM   #31 
  - I always have a few going,  Tangerine LaBamba   Jun-29-09 10:50 PM   #24 
  - Re-reading "The Open Society and It's Enemies" by Karl Popper.  Odin2005   Jun-29-09 10:58 PM   #26 
  - Recently finished The Wrecking Crew...  prairierose   Jun-29-09 11:02 PM   #27 
  - pretty much restricting myself to science fiction and biology journals....  mike_c   Jun-29-09 11:18 PM   #28 
  - I'm reading mysteries and sci-fi fantasies because my brain is full...  Hekate   Jun-29-09 11:33 PM   #32 
  - I am reading "The Dark Side" by Jane Mayer  spiritual_gunfighter   Jun-29-09 11:36 PM   #36 
  - Open Veins of Latin America  subsuelo   Jun-29-09 11:43 PM   #40 
  - just read kurland series, have brennan and gerard to catch up on  seabeyond   Jun-30-09 12:30 AM   #43 
  - Just read 'the Pilot's wife', an Oprah selection  Liberal_in_LA   Jun-30-09 12:32 AM   #44 
  - I'm going the opposite route  Dorian Gray   Jun-30-09 04:49 AM   #47 
  - I have a copy of "The Road" sitting on my bookshelf.  GliderGuider   Jun-30-09 06:16 AM   #51 
  - God is not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything, Animal Farm...  armyowalgreens   Jun-30-09 04:53 AM   #49 
  - Similar combination.  Tashca   Jul-01-09 06:27 PM   #92 
  - DU ... daily ...  zbdent   Jun-30-09 06:11 AM   #50 
  - I just finished American Fascists  Sisaruus   Jun-30-09 06:33 AM   #53 
  - If you haven't already...  Agony   Jun-30-09 06:55 AM   #54 
  - I'm reading "Your Inner Fish:A Journey..." by Neil Shubin right now but  Agony   Jun-30-09 04:26 PM   #74 
     - Plus...If you like your inner fish you should try "The Secret Life of Dust" [eom]  Agony   Jun-30-09 04:30 PM   #75 
     - delete duplicate post  Agony   Jun-30-09 04:30 PM   #76 
  - My shrink just gave me a book by P.J. O'Rourke.  shadowknows69   Jun-30-09 07:00 AM   #55 
  - lol  fascisthunter   Jun-30-09 09:06 AM   #65 
  - I just read "Renegade," which was okay but kind of a waste of time  Vinca   Jun-30-09 07:02 AM   #56 
  - Revisiting The Shifting Realities of Philip K Dick: Selected Literary and Philosophical Writings  Echo In Light   Jun-30-09 07:06 AM   #57 
  - "Why Evolution Is True"  Kazak   Jun-30-09 07:13 AM   #58 
  - "Oryx and Crake" Margaret Atwood "When You Lie About Your Age  alfredo   Jun-30-09 07:37 AM   #59 
  - The Family  ellie   Jun-30-09 09:02 AM   #63 
  - oh, the usual--mysteries, trashy novels and movie star biographies.  WI_DEM   Jun-30-09 09:04 AM   #64 
  - Besides DU threads??? Well, I'm gonna try "NETHERLAND" by O'Neill. Obama sez it's his fav  FailureToCommunicate   Jun-30-09 09:15 AM   #66 
  - Rise and Fall of the 3rd Reich...  Cid_B   Jun-30-09 09:16 AM   #67 
  - Mistborn by Brandon Sanderson, who will finish the Wheel of Time series after Jordan's passing.  timeforpeace   Jun-30-09 10:27 AM   #70 
  - Benjamin Barber's "Consumed"  liskddksil   Jun-30-09 10:40 AM   #71 
  - Reading two now -  MsLeopard   Jun-30-09 10:48 AM   #72 
  - Just finished "Mothers and Others"  shimmergal   Jun-30-09 03:03 PM   #73 
  - I can't read squat.  a la izquierda   Jun-30-09 04:35 PM   #78 
  - Good luck with that......  marmar   Jun-30-09 04:36 PM   #79 
     - Gracias a ti.  a la izquierda   Jun-30-09 09:41 PM   #84 
  - Pornography  AngryAmish   Jun-30-09 04:38 PM   #80 
  - Fiction  maynard   Jun-30-09 04:41 PM   #81 
  - Re-reading "Secret and Sacred: The Diaries of Henry Hammond a Southern Slaveholder"  Tierra_y_Libertad   Jun-30-09 04:51 PM   #82 
  - For outrage AND hope: "Animal, Vegetable, Miracle" Barbara Kingsolver  bertman   Jun-30-09 09:52 PM   #85 
  - The Road by McCarthy and then The Colony by Tayman are next on my list.  That Is Quite Enough   Jun-30-09 09:59 PM   #86 
  - I've gotten bored with outrage and stored my massive collection  Arkana   Jun-30-09 10:02 PM   #87 
  - Right now I'm reading Moazzem Begg's "Enemy Combatant"  Duer 157099   Jun-30-09 10:25 PM   #88 
  - Food Inc  tabbycat31   Jun-30-09 11:01 PM   #89 
  - Motorcycle travels.  david13   Jul-01-09 03:49 PM   #90 
  - Anything that doesn't send my blood pressure soaring through the roof.  earth mom   Jul-01-09 03:52 PM   #91 
  - Almost done with The Kindly Ones  endarkenment   Jul-01-09 06:30 PM   #93 
  - Playboy, they have great articles and coupons for smokes  The Straight Story   Jul-01-09 06:31 PM   #94 
  - "Agenda for a New Economy" by David Korten.  Ron Green   Jul-01-09 06:32 PM   #95 
 

Home » Discuss » Archives » General Discussion (1/22-2007 thru 12/14/2010) Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002 DCScripts.com
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators


Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC