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The Ghost in the Electric Blue Suit is set on the English coast in the hot summer of 1976, so the music in this playlist is pretty much all from the... Continue »
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Math, Science, and Unix Underpants: A Themed Foxtrot Collection (Foxtrot Collection) by Bill Amend
Math, Science, and Unix Underpants: A Themed Foxtrot Collection (Foxtrot Collection)

James Peterson, January 26, 2011

FoxTrot, in general, is easy to read and often funny. But since Jason is supposed to be exceptionally smart in math and science, some of the strips can be fairly technical. I find it particularly pleasing that the author (Bill Amend) goes to the trouble to make the math and science correct. Whether it's using calculus to compute the area of a rectangle, or obscure Unix commands, it's interesting to see what Amend has come up with, and then to do the work to see that he is right. It takes guts to show your work, knowing that there is a community of experts (and non-experts) checking your work.
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The Complete Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson
The Complete Calvin and Hobbes

James Peterson, January 2, 2010

Comments with humor about a wide range of subjects -- it's far more than just a comic strip.
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