Traveling Without Being a Virtuist

Time again to talk travel, fellas. If you follow the Booby then you’ve already heard him harp about how travel can be an essential part of your self-education. Yet, our first lesson can be learned before we even leave home simply by first adopting a little humility. Contrary to what we see in the movies, … Continue reading Traveling Without Being a Virtuist

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In the News: Gillette Attacks Men on Behalf of Campus Feminists, and For Once Men Push Back

Well, fellas. Sometimes things are just so stupid that they need to get studied, analyzed, and dissected that we may learn more about stupidity. Apparently, Gillette - a company that manufactures male grooming products - has made an outright overture to the radicalized feminists of our campuses, assuming we can still call such places campuses … Continue reading In the News: Gillette Attacks Men on Behalf of Campus Feminists, and For Once Men Push Back

Mainstream News Media: Pimping Reality for Your Pleasure

Welcome back. Today the Booby exposes some unspoken truths about the modern mainstream news media. It’s fitting, given that last week’s post looked at Neil Postman’s important book, Amusing Ourselves to Death. Today we'll see Mr. Postman’s observations and prophecies come alive. Where to start? Exposing the ideological filters through which the modern news media portrays … Continue reading Mainstream News Media: Pimping Reality for Your Pleasure

Booby Books: “Amusing Ourselves to Death” by Neil Postman

Every "Booby Book" is chosen for its ability to educate. Perhaps the area where most of us need to be educated is that of self-awareness, for it is one of the few things we as individuals can affect, change, or correct. Amusing Ourselves to Death by Neil Postman is the author's thoughtful gift to you, … Continue reading Booby Books: “Amusing Ourselves to Death” by Neil Postman