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Grim, Grinning Ghosts (Album Version)
Grim, Grinning Ghosts (Album Version)
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4.0 out of 5 stars Fun, September 21, 2013
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Brings back fun memories of the Haunted Mansion. Great for a Halloween party. Only negative is that it lacks the Haunted Mansion intro.


Beyond Anger: How to Hold On to Your Heart and Your Humanity in the Midst of Injustice
Beyond Anger: How to Hold On to Your Heart and Your Humanity in the Midst of Injustice
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5.0 out of 5 stars Timely and timeless wisdom, September 5, 2013
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This free eBook from Shambhala is a response to the July 2013 attack on Bodh Gaya, which is a Buddhist pilgrimage site that's said to be the place where the Buddha was enlightened (and can be seen on the cover). However, the texts in this eBook are not exactly a direct response to the attack, but rather are a general reflection on anger and violence. They present penetrating insights on how we can think and act with wisdom when facing anger both within ourselves and in the world around us. The bombings are just a useful occasion for discussing the topic.

I find it fitting that Bodh Gaya is at the heart of this book, given that it commemorates Buddha's awakening from the illusion of hatred and other deceptions of the human mind, all the things that keep us from our highest potential to be loving beings who recognize our fundamental interconnectedness and interdependence. The short pieces here are written by Buddhist teachers who represent both the Mahayana and Theravada traditions, the two most major traditions of Buddhism today. And I have to say, they're real gems. It doesn't take long to read them, but they make for valuable objects of contemplation in our daily lives. You'll want to come back to them again and again whenever confronted with anger - whether it's your own, someone else's in your life, or in the world at large. You'll find new inspiration every time. What better way to promote peace in our world than this? You really don't have to be Buddhist to appreciate it. Anyone can draw insight from this book, and I think it's a great voice of sanity in our crazy, hectic, xenophobic, and sensory-overloaded world. Highly recommended.


Ain't That A Kick In The Head (1997 - Remastered)
Ain't That A Kick In The Head (1997 - Remastered)

4.0 out of 5 stars Great remaster, January 19, 2013
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Gorgeous sound quality. This is the version to get. An essential to include in your Las Vegas travel soundtrack...or for Fallout nostalgia.


A Day To God Is 1000 Years [Explicit]
A Day To God Is 1000 Years [Explicit]

2.0 out of 5 stars Starts good, gets boring, January 19, 2013
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I liked the sample clip, but the full song is a bit boring and lyrically it's cliche and predictable. RZA solo doesn't compare to Wu Tang Clan, IMO. This song's best feature is a cool background ambiance. I like GZA and Method Man's solo efforts much better.


General Taylor
General Taylor
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4.0 out of 5 stars Moving shanty, January 19, 2013
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This is easily the best version you'll find. Great Big Sea pulls off a fantastic harmony with this one. It's a bit sad, but very moving. Only negative is that it's a bit repetitive, but hey...it's a shanty.


Scare Crow
Scare Crow
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4.0 out of 5 stars Slow, brooding, and beautiful, October 28, 2012
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A somewhat different sounding tune from Ministry, "Scarecrow" is a bit slower and more droning than their usual fare. It is, however, majestically menacing. Something about it - a kind of haunting quality - stands out. Every time the lyric "crucified and left in isolation / pictures of our lost morality" comes up, I get chills down my spine. This is dark, dark poetry. In my opinion, one of Ministry's best.


The Steampunk Bible: An Illustrated Guide to the World of Imaginary Airships, Corsets and Goggles, Mad Scientists, and Strange Literature
The Steampunk Bible: An Illustrated Guide to the World of Imaginary Airships, Corsets and Goggles, Mad Scientists, and Strange Literature
by Jeff VanderMeer
Edition: Hardcover
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4.0 out of 5 stars Everything you wanted to know about Steampunk in a beautiful hardbound volume, November 25, 2011
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For anyone who's had a taste of Steampunk and wants to learn more, this is the quintessential introductory volume. It's also a great shelf piece for those who are already immersed in Steampunk culture. What you get is a gorgeous hardcover and an overall beautifully designed book - a rarity in today's mass-market book scene. The cover does justice to the genre, featuring gadgets and gizmos against a suitably Victorian-esque backdrop. The interior design is equally true to the aesthetic of the genre, with full-color art on quality paper intertwined with essential information on all the fundamentals of Steampunk. As of now (2011), it is also remarkably up-to-date, offering a very contemporary vibe to a once-fringe genre that is becoming much more noticeable in today's culture. The fun even extends beyond the book to engage you in the broader Steampunk movement, due to its extraordinary list of quality weblinks that will take your Steampunk exploration to a whole other level. If I have any complaint, it would be that some of the color photos here seem a bit out of place in a book that otherwise lends itself to the look of an 'antiquated,' classy volume. All in all, "The Steampunk Bible" lives up to its name. A great way to begin (or reinforce) your journey of re-imagining the possibilities of technology and its role in human life, as is the hallmark of Steampunk.


8mm Tungsten Wedding Band for Him & Her High Polish Beveled Edges Comfort fit, size 7.5
8mm Tungsten Wedding Band for Him & Her High Polish Beveled Edges Comfort fit, size 7.5
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5.0 out of 5 stars Carbide Ring, July 15, 2010
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I LOVE this ring. I'm a little weird and I got it as an auxiliary to my real wedding band (as a backup to use when doing work with my hands so as not to worry about scratching or damaging). It's virtually indestructible. I don't think I could scratch it if I wanted to. It's definitely a little heavier than most other metals - but it's extremely comfortable. Lowdown: it looks great and feels great. Just be aware that it's pretty big and pretty heavy.


Ninja Volume 1: Spirit of the Shadow Warrior
Ninja Volume 1: Spirit of the Shadow Warrior
by Stephen K. Hayes
Edition: Paperback
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4.0 out of 5 stars Intriguing, March 8, 2010
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Although Hayes's "Ninja: Volume 1" now shows a bit of age (that is, sometimes clearly directed at a somewhat New Agey culture of yester-year), overall I'd have to say that this work is surprisingly genuine and engaging. Although it has a few sections on martial techniques, these seem to be its weakest points. Where Ninja Vol. 1 shines is its reflections on "ninja spirituality." It's difficult to say whether Hayes is really presenting age-old ninja spiritual teachings but there's nothing to be found that smacks of erroneous innovation or smoke and mirrors. The impression I get is that Hayes received fairly traditional teachings from his teachers (such as Dr. Hatsumi) and adapted them slightly to his Western audience. In this, Hayes has made a remarkable achievement.


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