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Daily Archives: May 6, 2008

links for 2008-05-07

by Rob Friesel

Timer for Mac OS X “Freeware stopwatch, alarm clock and countdown utility for Mac” (Sweet! Now I don’t need to buy an egg timer…) (tags: freeware Mac OSX tools timer) The Gospel of Consumption via Orion magazine (tags: economy essay history politics sustainability consumption society consumerism todo) Buyer’s Guide 2008: Digital SLRs via PCPhoto Magazine […]


by Rob Friesel

How can you expect a happy end in a book where Hitler still reigns? Though a bit slower to start than I expected, Farthing was (overall) an outstanding allegory on fascism disguised as an alternate history novel disguised as a murder mystery. By the time you’re about one-quarter to one-third of the way through it, […]