Tag Archives: books

Kendall Witnesses his 1st Prison Stabbing

Posted on 19. Jul, 2014 by .

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In his autobiography, Smuggler’s Diary, Kendall describes the first stabbing he witnessed at the Villanueva Prison in Cali, Colombia.

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Kendall’s First Day in Cali’s Villanueva Prison

Posted on 11. Jul, 2014 by .

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This excerpt from Smuggler’s Diary: Cocaine Karma describes Kendall’s first day in Villanueva Prison in Cali, Colombia.

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Kickstarting This Mick’s Life

Posted on 10. Jul, 2014 by .

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Announcing the launch of the Kickstarter project and campaign drive for This Mick’s Life: Addiction and Underworld from Ireland to Colombia.

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Matt Forney’s Online Hustler Confessions

Posted on 03. Apr, 2013 by .

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My review of Confessions of an Online Hustler by Matt Forney, publisher of the shuttered, alt-right blog, In Mala Fide.

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RIP: My Hugo Chavez Rant

Posted on 27. Mar, 2013 by .

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My Hugo Chavez Rant, a review of Blogging the Revolution by Francisco Toro and Juan Cristobal Nagel of Caracas Chronicles.

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Pimpology with Iceberg Slim

Posted on 25. Mar, 2013 by .

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My review and analysis of the autobiography of Robert Beck AKA Iceberg Slim, Pimp: The Story of My Life.

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The Death of Privacy & The New Publicness

Posted on 09. Mar, 2013 by .

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Explaining my support for the death of privacy and the New Publicness. In other words, WHY I BLOG UNDER MY REAL NAME.

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Banana Gringo Runs Central America

Posted on 22. Oct, 2012 by .

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Summary and review of The Fish that Ate the Whale: The Life and Times of America’s Banana King by Rich Cohen.

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Progressive Paisa Killed in Politics

Posted on 08. Oct, 2012 by .

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My review of ‘Oblivion’ by Hector Abad Faciolince, which describes the life of a progressive paisa doctor killed by paramilitaries.

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The War of Art

Posted on 27. Sep, 2012 by .

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Summary and review of Steven Pressfield’s The War of Art and Turning Pro, in the context of my own personal calling: storytelling.

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