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Review: Social Media Is Bullshit


Posted By on Nov 8, 2016

Social Media Is Bullshit by B.J. Mendelson This book was a breath of fresh air. I’ve been engaged in what Brandon calls “The Asshole Based” economy the past couple of years, reading their blogs, reading their books, listening to their podcasts, watching their videos, etc. But anyone who has ever tried using social media for a small business or even just tried running a Facebook page, will quickly realize that what a...

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Review: A Clockwork Orange


Posted By on Nov 8, 2016

A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess This book was better than I expected it to be. When I hear the name “A clockwork orange” I typically think about the movie that everyone thought was disturbing or how all the stoners in high school had a copy of the book. But when I decided to actually read it I was surprised. The language in this book is intentionally hard to understand so it is worth sparknoting each chapter so you...

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Review: 1776


Posted By on Nov 8, 2016

1776 by David McCullough Description: This book is about the individuals who fought in the year the Declaration of Independence was written. Perspectives are given from a wide source of American patriots, including George Washington, but also every day men from schoolteachers to farmers who played a role in our countries fight for freedom, as well as the perspective from the British. The book opens at 1775 and ends in January 1777....

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Review: Profiles in Courage


Posted By on Nov 8, 2016

Profiles in Courage by John F. Kennedy Description: I feel like the first page of the book describes it perfectly: “These are the stories of the pressures experienced by eight United States Senators and the grace with which they endured them-the risks to their careers, the unpopularity of their courses, the defamation of their characters, and sometimes, but sadly only sometimes, the vindication of their reputations and their...

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B.J. Mendelson’s Recommendations


Posted By on Nov 8, 2016

B.J. Mendelson is a public speaker and author of the book, Social Media Is Bullshit from St.Martin’s Press. Since the early 2000s Mendelson has multiple media appearances in The New York Times, Newsweek, The Los Angeles Times, and others. Mendelson wrote the book Social Media Is Bullshit, a provocative study of social media that challenges popular tales of social media “success”. Earning additional media attention for taking on...

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