Why I listen to podcasts and why you should too

"Do you listen to podcasts?" someone might ask.  With a laugh and roll of my eyes, "NO!" I'd respond mockingly.  That conversation happened many times before I did finally give in and listen.  I went into that first podcast with such skepticism.  Four years later, I listen to at least one podcast almost every day. …

The Power – a book review

"Absolute power corrupts absolutely." - John Dalberg-Acton This, among others, is a theme of the book The Power by Naomi Aldrich.  But there is so much more to it than that.  What begins as a story about gender inequality, really becomes a complicated thought experiment on power, gender, politics, religion and war.  The concept is…