Skubalon

When I was in a band, I hated haircuts. One might assume that my displeasure toward scissors is related to my desire to look like an unkempt and annually unshowered slob. Let the record state that this account is false. I showered everyday; I swear! Honestly, I refused to get a haircut because I hate sitting through awkward discussions. I would always get a random hair stylist who had more talent snapping gum than cutting hair. “What do we want to do with your hair today,” she would mumble. I would respond, “I’m not sure, honestly, I want it to be hip and indie?” She delightfully proclaims, “Let’s look at a book!” Whenever you present your hair as an open… Read More →

Andrew and Donovan’s Top Books of 2011

You Win! Not these Trophies Though… Photo by Snap Before we dive into our lists for the best books we have read in 2011, a brief explanation is in order. Unlike our musical tastes, the books we read span generations. Thus it makes little sense to only create a “best of list” around books published in 2011. In fact as you will see, Donovan has only read 10 books published this year. Therefore, we have separated our “best of” list into four specific lists. First, Donovan will present “Top Ten Books Published in 2011” list which will include all ten books he has read published this year. Second, he will share his ten favorite novels read this year that have… Read More →