Author archives: Matt Margolis

Boston Bomber Suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Using Social Media?

Boston Area Police are saying on the scanner that  Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is currently using social media to make threats. Here is the tweet they are referring to: @boston_police I will kill you all as you killed my brother Tamerlan Tsarnaev #watertown one killed i think one injured;;;; gooooo hell — Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev (@Dzhokhar_A) April 19, 2013 Click here for his Facebook page. Note the recent post. Both could be fake […]

5 Country Artist Recommendations for Non-Country Music Fans

In honor of the American Country Music Awards, which are being broadcast tonight, here’s a list of country music recommendations for all you non-country music fans. The following five artists demonstrate the best crossover appeal for those who don’t consider themselves fans of the country genre.  If you have any desire to diversify your music library with some country, but dismiss the genre as too twangy or unlistenable, here are […]

Speaking of Reshelving Non-Fiction As Fiction...

Book Riot recently published a list of non-fiction books they think ought be reshelved as fiction. Believe it or not, Lance Armstrong’s memoir (and pretty much any book he’s written or contributed to) didn’t merit a mention. Really? But, maybe it’s just “too soon” to go there. The worst thing about the list is that Book Riot settled on Sarah Palin’s Going Rogue, as the token politician’s memoir to grace […]

Book Review 2012

Last year, thanks to my Kindle and the Goodreads 2012 Reading Challenge, I read a total of 58 books. I originally had set  a goal to read 40 books last year. When it was obvious I’d surpass that goal, I bumped it up to 55 books. I’m pretty sure I’d already broken a record for the number of books read in a year at 40 books, so it just goes to […]