Keram's Book Report

Notes & Reflections on Books n Stuff I Have Experienced

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Obscure and Esoteric and Well-Written Books You Might Enjoy

I wanted to find books like Gore Vidal’s “Creation,” gifted to me by my erudite father, Roberto Calasso’s “Ka” about the origins of Hindu deities, or Umberto Eco’s mind-bending and esoteric “Foucault’s Pendulum.” My journey brought me here: “The Ghost Bride“ by Yangzee Choo: A historical paranormal novel set in 1890s colonial Malacca and the […]

Cockos Reaper DAW: How To Record and Switch Between Takes of a Multitrack Recording

Group your track regions Group Items : Control+G Remove Items from Group : Control+Shift+G Select All Items in Groups : Shift+G Toggle Item Grouping Override : Alt+Control+G CTRL+L to hide/show lanes T – Next Take Shift + T – previous take Also here is an important tip: Somehow my settings got changed  – maybe I was on a new […]

My Top Ten Board Games in 2019

Not necessarily games that were released in 2019 – but that I played and enjoyed the most (and most of which can be played solo – denoted with a *): *Everdell – this gloriously animated anthropomorphic worker placement, tableau/engine building game is quickly becoming one of BGG’s highest rated games of all time. *Renegade – […]

Unfuck Your Adulting: Give Yourself Permission, Carry Your Own Baggage, Don’t Be a Dick, Make Decisions, & Other Life Skills

First of all Portland’s Microcosm Publishing is awesome. Starting in the very Gen X zine culture, they now publish really practical and useful books on everything from better urban planning and locomation to all things psychology. Which is where this candid and legitimately effective book comes in. Dr. Faith G. Harper offers a no-holds barred […]