Speaker of the House Blog

Denny Hastert, Speaker of the House, has just started a blog. Interesting. In it, he says, referring to the blogosphere, “This is the future. And it is a new way for us to get our message out.”

Reading his first entry, it seems to me that this actually is the Speaker of the House writing, and not any ghost blogger. It feels informal, almost rushed, and certainly not polished in any way. It feels almost like a rough draft.

It will be interesting to see if he keeps it up. I’d like to see more government officials creating their own blogs.

Bloodsucking Fiends

Bloodsucking FiendsBloodsucking Fiends by Christopher Moore
Publication: Harper Paperbacks (2004), Paperback
Date: 1995
ISBN: 0060735414 / 9780060735418
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Review updated February 27, 2007

Christopher Moore is regarded as one of the better American humorists writing today, and the popularity of his novels Lamb and Fluke seem to support that. Bloodsucking Fiends is the first book of his that I’ve read.

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