By Serge Cruise • January 18, 2016
Welcome 2016!, and how are those New Year resolutions going? We're still in the "honeymoon phase" and I'm sure many of you are still crushing most of the goals you set. But the fact that we set similar goals most, if not every year, means that our resolutions can lack staying power. We’ve all had more "new leaves" turn back than we’d like to admit, and the usual suspects have something to do with diet and exercise. These failures are understandable because physiological and nutritional health get sold to us as a shrink-wrapped, easy solution you can gulp down in one easy shake a day.
By Serge Cruise • December 10, 2015
Many of us are excited for the premiere of The Force Awakens later this month. I have my doubts that some of the biggest cosmic villains of all time can share a bed with Mickey Mouse, but I hope they'll be quashed after the opening credits in less than a parsec. A question around the Thrift Books water cooler is "What new villains or shades of villainy will we find?" In the teasers we've seen some cool, if impractical, twists on the light sabre that appeared first in the novels not the films, but how will they be wielded and by whom?
By Serge Cruise • August 13, 2015
When today's college students are reading, their literary canon is centered on textbooks, course related articles, and manuscripts. Only a few students create the opportunity to read beyond the confines of their coursework and for many this is a missed opportunity. What about the books that will help you make the most of these precious years, not just the years that come after?