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jimtroeltsch added a title to their For later shelf Jun 01 2021
While the U.S. stumbles, an award-winning foreign correspondent chronicles China's dramatic moves to become the world's dominant power in 'China Unbound'. Joanna Chiu is an internationally recognized author in China. She is currently a senior...
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jimtroeltsch made a comment May 11 2021

The Thing

DVD - 1998
"This movie starts at a sprint and only speeds up from there. It just has a relentless feeling of paranoia and terror." Permalink
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jimtroeltsch made a comment May 11 2021
"This is an incredible piece of journalism, where the voices of the subjects speak so much louder than usual because you are looking them in the face on the page. Like a lot of good stories, it left me with even more questions. This book tells ..." Permalink
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jimtroeltsch made a comment Apr 06 2021
"When Herbert has Paul start referencing Hitler and Stalin, it feels a little on the nose and weirdly pulls me out of the Dune universe. (I didn't even realize Dune was in the same universe as Earth up to this point). But this is still an exciting ..." Permalink
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jimtroeltsch made a comment Apr 06 2021
"This is an interesting read. It really helps contextualize the protests of 2020, and I especially love how it dispels that most enduring of white Canadian myths: The idea that somehow white Canadians aren't just as racist, violent and hypocritical..." Permalink
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