ERI: Prestigious Awards

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Four Thousand Weeks by Oliver Burkeman, Walt Simonson's run of the Fantastic Four, and Mermaid Avenue take August's Prestigious Awards Read more


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A Glorious Liberty by Damon Root, Marvel Mystery Comics, and Carly Rae Jepsen's Emotion receive July's Prestigious Awards Read more


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The Prestigious Ashurbanipal Award: “The Constitution of Knowledge: A Defense of Truth” by Jonathan Rauch In perhaps the least surprising book award of the year, the recipient of my Prestigious Ashurbanipal book award for June 2021 is “The Constitution of Knowledge,” which releases tomorrow, June 22, 2021. As everyone who knows me knows, Jon Rauch... Read more Read more


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John McWhorter’s ‘Nine Nasty Words’ is my May book of the month — with a serious digression into academic freedom & teaching about epithets Read more


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The first-ever Excessively Prestigious Award goes to Jonathan Rauch's book "Kindly Inquisitors." Read more


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The most important personal takeaway from Julia Galef’s excellent “The Scout Mindset" is that you do not, in fact, have to be self-deceived to be happy. Read more


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"Twitter as meditative practice" may not be the absolute dumbest thing you've ever heard of. Read more


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The winner of the Feb. 2021 Prestigious Ashurbanipal award is Martin Gurri’s “The Revolt of the Public and the Crisis of Authority in the New Millennium." Read more


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Note: I am doing the book award and the nerd treat award separately this month because they will be unusually long. The recipient of the February Jack Kirby award is: Fantastic Four issues 232-295 — The John Byrne years (which I read on previous Jack Kirby award-winning service, Marvel Unlimited).If you’re one of the (upwards... Read more Read more


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Joseph Henrich, OMD, and Plan 9 from Outer Space take home the January 2021 Prestigious Awards Read more



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