Monthly Archives: November 2013

On Stephen D. King’s “When the Money Runs Out: The End of Western Affluence,” With a Nod to Gus Van Sant’s “Promised Land”

So I’ve been reading Stephen D. King’s When the Money Runs Out: the End of Western Affluence, which seems like a perverse act. Of all the things to read in the world, why this? It’s mainly about macroeconomics, the global … Continue reading

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How Is Dan Brown’s “Inferno” Like “Doomsday Preppers”? Hint: Fun Factor

So I’m juggling the reading of about six different books right now, for various reasons, including Stephen D. (I think the “D.” is important here) King’s When the Money Runs Out: The End of Western Affluence (which I should really … Continue reading

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