FOR THE HELL OF IT Vol 7 No 1

FOR THE HELL OF IT VOL. 7 NO. 1 by Johnny Heller ON THE YEAR 2014 Many important things happened during the year. Sadly, I can’t remember a single thing without going to the internet and looking stuff up. A whole year and I’m not certain what happened without Google. Is that just me or are we all so used to learning about the world around us in social media sound bites that we’ve lost the facility of recall? I dunno. I do know that I can – and will – look up a few “news highlights of 2014″ and then I will go “Oh Yeah! I remember that!” And …

FOR THE HELL OF IT VOL. 6 NO. 5

July 14, 2014    by Johnny Heller ON JUDGING A BOOK BY ITS COVER We try, most of us, not to make snap judgments. We like to believe that we are open-minded and willing to give our attention to an idea or notion that – on its face – seems suspicious.  We may not be open to stupid ideas like selling automatic weapons to psychos without a background check, but most ideas we are willing to hear out. Unless we hear that the idea, story, book, movie, notion comes from the brain of someone society has branded as politically incorrect or plain evil. I recently auditioned to narrate a wonderful book …

FOR THE HELL OF IT Vol.6 No.3 After APAC

FOR THE HELL OF IT VOL. 6 NO. 3 By Johnny Heller 6/9/14 AFTER APAC – NOW WHAT? You came to New York City. You saw the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building and paid $15 for eggs and toast. You watched people jostle each other for the privilege of standing in the front of the queue waiting to cross a street. You noted that one Irish bar looks exactly like every other Irish bar right down to the staff. You went to exotic shopping stores and bought things you don’t need that were on sale so they only cost $80 more than they would’ve cost had you bought …

Baby It’s Cold Outside with Literate Housewife

Jennifer Conner has had her nose in a book for as long as she can remember. In an attempt to redefine her identity after motherhood, she began blogging at The Literate Housewife Review in January 2007. It was a difficult bedtime routine with her daughters that first prompted her to pursue audiobooks. After listening to Simon Vance narrate The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, she discovered that she is a true audiobook geek at heart.  In addition to her blog, you can find Jennifer on Twitter as @lithousewife.  Imported from Michigan, she currently lives in Southwest Virginia with her family. Find her on the web at: Literate Housewife Jennifer Conner …