Monday, March 31, 2008

FACT: I'm not going to read 50 books this year.

FACT: I am going to read some books this year.

RESOLVED: I will abandon the 50 books project, but will continue to review books here.

RESOLVED: Since I've been reading a lot of 33 1/3 books, I will talk about their pros and cons on the Shoot Out The Lights blog, where 33 1/3 books are of interest.

UNDER CONSIDERATION: Moving the music library posts to their own blog. Not quite sure whether it will be worth it, although the project has been fun so far (and needs updating).


Alan 6:25 PM, April 01, 2008  

You puss. I've read 11 this year, so I should hit 50 I hope. I think I only read about 16 last year though. I've made an effort to turn the TV off mostly the last few months.

Hayden Childs 11:21 AM, April 02, 2008  

Hey, Hatch! See, I've been turning the TV on more. Partially because I'm lazy, and partially because my Tivo is stocked with good movies, some of which I haven't seen.

Also, I don't know if I've mentioned it here, but I'm working on a crappy novel no one in their right mind will ever want to read. That takes time, and for what, I ask you?

Joe 12:39 PM, April 02, 2008  

I think you should keep the 33 1/3 books & music library here. I'm lazy too & making me track them down somewhere else means I probably won't read. And that would be sad because I like reading your take on things.

I keep reading but can't seem to make myself write about them. That remains on the agenda, though. Ditto for the 101 Things to do in 1001 Days Project. The hold-up? Doing the list, of course. I've actually done a few of the things I planned to put on the list. And, like the 50 books thing, I feel totally comfortable with doing the list retroactively. The paperwork usually gets done last, right?

Alan 3:32 PM, April 02, 2008  

I just finished reading American Psycho. It was probably one of the most difficult reads I've done in a while and I had to read it a few chapters at a time. Honestly, I didn't really enjoy it. I did enjoy Less Than Zero when I read it 20 years ago, but the mindless babble in this book was just too much for me.

Hayden Childs 4:11 PM, April 02, 2008  

Hey, Joe! I think I'll keep everything here and do the 33 1/3 books a little differently over there. I'll be more personal here.

Hatch, man, I can't stand that Brett Easton Ellis guy at all. Blergh, I say, vaguely remembering American Psycho and my strong desire to fling that book across the room with force.

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