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(Audible.com)   Subby's audiobook version of "Black Hearts" came out last month. It's a harrowing look at the failures of leadership, bad judgement and poor planning that set the stage for a horrifying war crime   (audible.com) divider line 18
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2013-04-25 01:04:13 PM  
Is it read by Gilbert Gottfried? I'd buy that.
 
2013-04-25 01:12:37 PM  

Uzzah: Is it read by Gilbert Gottfried? I'd buy that.


Heh. I don't think I could sound like Gilbert Gottfried without surgery.

/subby, obviously
 
2013-04-25 01:37:26 PM  
looks like a very important story that needs to be read or heard.
 
2013-04-25 02:03:25 PM  

Nana's Vibrator: looks like a very important story that needs to be read or heard.


Thanks! I agree, and it wasn't easy to read the darker parts, but it's a really great piece of work and deserves to be read and/or heard.
 
2013-04-25 03:01:12 PM  
OK, Cyclo, I'll bite. I just bought it. Downloading now. I have you farkied, so I *will* whine incessantly and bang my tiny fists of impotent rage on the keyboard if it sucks.
 
2013-04-25 03:17:16 PM  

vygramul: OK, Cyclo, I'll bite. I just bought it. Downloading now. I have you farkied, so I *will* whine incessantly and bang my tiny fists of impotent rage on the keyboard if it sucks.


Thank you! I hope you enjoy it. Hopefully we can avoid any fist-banging of impotent rage, but if you hear things you think I could do better, let me know- I do this full-time as my job, so any time I get to hear from people who listen to audiobooks about how I can improve, I listen carefully.
 
2013-04-25 03:29:29 PM  

Cyclometh: any time I get to hear from people who listen to audiobooks about how I can improve, I listen carefully.


Perhaps some more ad-libbing and improvisation.  Throw some extra f-bombs in there, too.  How about a chapter or two read completely while inhaling helium?
Maybe not, but at least you'd like your job even more.
 
2013-04-25 04:00:38 PM  

Cyclometh: so any time I get to hear from people who listen to audiobooks about how I can improve, I listen carefully.


Pick one chapter at random in each book.  Drink a fifth of vodak before reading that particular chapter.  No cheating!
 
2013-04-25 06:55:57 PM  

Nana's Vibrator: Cyclometh: any time I get to hear from people who listen to audiobooks about how I can improve, I listen carefully.

Perhaps some more ad-libbing and improvisation.  Throw some extra f-bombs in there, too.  How about a chapter or two read completely while inhaling helium?
Maybe not, but at least you'd like your job even more.


HMS_Blinkin: Cyclometh: so any time I get to hear from people who listen to audiobooks about how I can improve, I listen carefully.

Pick one chapter at random in each book.  Drink a fifth of vodak before reading that particular chapter.  No cheating!


Heh. What I really should do is compile outtakes. Plenty of cursing on those. :)
 
2013-04-25 08:23:53 PM  
And good rum?

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2013-04-25 11:32:25 PM  

Cyclometh: Heh. What I really should do is compile outtakes. Plenty of cursing on those. :)


I did a podcast as a test case, and boy, even a one-page article is hard to get in one take. Fark me it's hard. Makes me appreciate live shows more.
 
2013-04-26 06:58:16 AM  

Shadow Blasko: And good rum?

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They work on that label a bit so it doesn't look like the rum is named Polackheart
 
2013-04-26 06:59:04 AM  
They should work on that label...
 
2013-04-26 11:03:00 AM  
It's about the Bush administration?
 
2013-04-26 11:22:44 AM  

Charlie Chingas: It's about the Bush administration?


Not directly. The book is an examination of the situation one platoon of one company in the "Triangle of Death" found itself in 2005-2006, as well as the rest of the company and brigade. There were plenty of lapses of leadership at every level; the book really only goes so far as to look up to about the brigade and sometimes division level. In fact, the author discusses how he intentionally kept his focus narrow and on the soldiers on the ground. The bulk of it is examinations of actions by individuals.
 
2013-04-26 11:31:42 AM  

Cyclometh: Charlie Chingas: It's about the Bush administration?

Not directly. The book is an examination of the situation one platoon of one company in the "Triangle of Death" found itself in 2005-2006, as well as the rest of the company and brigade. There were plenty of lapses of leadership at every level; the book really only goes so far as to look up to about the brigade and sometimes division level. In fact, the author discusses how he intentionally kept his focus narrow and on the soldiers on the ground. The bulk of it is examinations of actions by individuals.


Sounds intriguing. I will have to take a look. Thanks.

/would have helped if I just clicked the link instead of making an assumption :)
 
2013-04-26 03:44:54 PM  
Is there a Joan Jett lesbian scene?
 
2013-04-26 03:46:30 PM  

dittybopper: Is there a Joan Jett lesbian scene?


There is in fact, not. The name comes from the nickname for the specific unit that the book is about- the "Black Hearts Brigade".
 
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