Thursday, February 18, 2010

The List

Welcome to The List, where I keep track of my progress. As you can probably figure out for yourself, titles with a strikethrough are ones I've finished. You can click any finished title to link to the review.
Also, thanks to my pal Caroline for suggesting this!




4/12: Breaking Bad (TV)
4/27: The Dream Machine: The Untold History of the Notorious V-22 Osprey by Richard Whittle (Book)

5/5: Need to Know (TV)
5/13: The End of the Free Market: Who Wins the War Between States and Corporations by Ian Bremmer (Book)

6/1: The Battle: How the Fight between Free Enterprise and Big Government Will Shape America's Future by Arthur C. Brooks (Book)
6/2: Through the Wormhole (TV)
6/8: Hitch-22: A Memoir by Christopher Hitchens (Book)
6/9: Pandora's Seed: The Unforeseen Cost of Civilization by Spencer Wells (Book)
6/15: Blind Descent: The Quest to Discover the Deepest Place on Earth by James Tabor (Book)
6/29: Love Ranch (Film)

7/1: Captive: My Time as a Prisoner of the Taliban by Jere Van Dyk (Book)
7/5: Rescue Me (TV)
7/8: Absence of Mind: The Dispelling of Inwardness from the Modern Myth of the Self by Marilynne Robinson
7/26: The Most Powerful Idea in the World: A Story of Steam, Industry, and Invention by William Rosen (Book)
7/27: Fareed Zakaria GPS (TV)

8/4: Hero Found: The Greatest POW Escape of the Vietnam War by Bruce Henderson (Book)
8/5: Journey into America: The Challenge of Islam by Akbar Ahmed (Book)
8/10: The Switch (Film)
8/11: The Big C (TV)
8/17: Give Us Liberty: A Tea Party Manifesto by Dick Armey (Book)
8/18: Hot Time in the Old Town: The Great Heat Wave of 1896 and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt by Edward Kohn (Book)
8/19: The Switch (Film)
8/24: Hurricane Katrina: the First Five Days (TV)

9/9: Dirty Sexy Politics by Meghan McCain (Book)
9/14: A Journey: My Political Life by Tony Blair (Book)
9/15: The Town (Film)
9/21: You Again (Film)
9/22: Stone (Film)
9/27: Pinheads and Patriots: Where You Stand in the Age of Obama by Bill O'Reilly (Book)
9/29: The Crisis Caravan: What's Wrong with Humanitarian Aid? by Linda Polman (Book)

10/2: The Moral Landscape: How Science Can Determine Human Values by Sam Harris (Book)
10/3: Red (Film)
10/4: There is Power in a Union: The Epic Story of Labor in America by Philip Dray (Book)
10/5: Fair Game (Film)
10/11: Jackass 3D (Film)
10/12: Young Guns: A New Generation of Conservative Leaders by Erica Cantor, Paul Ryan, and Kevin McCarthy (Book)
10/13: Condoleezza Rice: A Memoir of My Extraordinary, Ordinary Family and Me by Condoleezza Rice (Book)

11/8: Fed Up!: Our Fight to Save America from Washington by Rick Perry (Book)
11/11: Unstoppable (Film)
11/15: On the Right Track: From Olympic Downfall to Finding Forgiveness and the Strength to Overcome and Succeed by Marion Jones (Book)
11/16: All Devils Are Here: The Hidden History of the Financial Crisis by Bethany McLean and Joe Nocera (Book)
11/17: Decoded by Jay-Z (Book)
11/18: Life Without Lawyers: Restoring Responsibility in America by Philip K. Howard
11/30: The Wave: In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks, and Giants of the Ocean by Susan Casey

12/1: Live in Berlin by Sting (Album)
12/2: Cleopatra: A Life by Stacy Schiff (Book)
12/6: Without Hesitation: The Odyssey of an American Warrior by Gen. Hugh Shelton (Book)
12/7: Robot Chicken Star Wars III (TV)
12/8: Blue Valentine (Film)
12/9: Colonel Roosevelt by Edmund Morris (Book)
12/13: Beyond the Crash: Overcoming the First Crisis of Globalization by Gordon Brown (Book)
12/15: How Do You Know (Film)
12/16: Can't Wait Till Christmas by Mike Huckabee (Book)


  1. In progress. Let me tell you, that book is quite a pain to get through.

  2. Another suggestion: maybe coding them as to what kind of thing they are. B=book, F=film, M=music, etc.

  3. HI, Emily!

    I just now saw the comment you left on my Daily Show book lens (it was hidden in this weird place). I'm so glad I found it! :) Love your project - I've put a link on my lens at the top.

    Cheers .. Kate