Robert Denton

Staggering work of genius from Portland, Maine – Photographer, Designer, Taco Maker, Birder, Biker, Business Owner

Posts tagged: Books

Pynchon appreciation posts

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

Pynchon TV – The Hands of Bresson. ?For Pynchon has always been a movie nut, a fact that has long been apparent to his readers. In particular,Gravity?s Rainbow fizzes with film references, from Laurel and Hardy to German Expressionism, King Kong to Rita Hayworth. Characters often ?act? the part of movie stars, taking on their […]

dBelement – Amazing web app for iPhone (android?)

Saturday, February 27th, 2010

This is it … the now of applications? This Stanza/Kindle like reader for your mobile device does offline storage of books but it’s only a webapp, it’s not a binary, device specific application. Leaps and bounds, this is the future for general content applications. I have long thought it strange that publications release device specific […]

The FP Global Thinkers Book Club | Foreign Policy

Friday, December 18th, 2009

The FP Global Thinkers Book Club | Foreign Policy.

Purple Dips

Tuesday, November 20th, 2007

I’m a fan of Seth Godin’s thoughts put forth in “Purple Cow” and want to read The Dip. The Dip seems along the lines of The 4 Hour Work Week but focused on different aspects of the same ideas. Having read neither of them this is based on what I know of each book. Suffice […]