REVIEW: Keep Rootin’ for Putin by Barrett Brown

Posted by & filed under Book Club, Reading and Reviewing.

Reviewing: Keep Rootin’ for Putin, get a copy from the Free Barrett Brown people HERE. Today, Barrett Brown is in court for – hopefully – the last time. As we wait for news from his sentencing, I urge everyone to spend some time reading this persecuted journalists’ work. I picked up Keep Rootin’ for Putin in December (during his 1st sentencing… Read more »

My Weekend Reading: Flock of Dodos

Posted by & filed under Book Club, Pirates & Politics.

Barrett Brown: jailed journalist, author, totally-not-spokesman for Anonymous, and general pot-stirring jackass*. (*note: term jackass used with utmost respect and admiration) Arrest did nothing to stop Barrett Brown  from publishing. From his new home in a Texas jail, he weighs in on everything from censorship to political history to jailhouse race dynamics to cookies. His work creates this… Read more »