BOOK REVIEW: Bo Snerdly’s Fascinating Insights Into the Life of One of the Most Influential Media Figures Over the Past 40 Years

BOOK REVIEW: Bo Snerdly’s Fascinating Insights Into the Life of One of the Most Influential Media Figures Over the Past 40 Years

James Golden’s book, Rush on the Radio: A Tribute from His Friend and Sidekick James Golden, aka Bo Snerdley, is a fascinating memoir that delves into the life and career of the legendary talk radio host, Rush Limbaugh. Who is Bo Snerdley? As a close friend and longtime collaborator of Limbaugh’s, Golden (known as “Bo…

BOOK REVIEW: West Point’s Performance Expert on Developing Unshakable Confidence for Peak Performance and Success

BOOK REVIEW: West Point’s Performance Expert on Developing Unshakable Confidence for Peak Performance and Success

In his remarkable book, The Confident Mind: A Battle-Tested Guide to Unshakable Performance, Nate Zinsser takes readers on a transformative journey through the intricate workings of confidence. Anchored in research and first-hand experience As a performance psychologist at West Point, Zinsser brings a wealth of experience and credibility to his exploration of mental toughness training.…

BOOK REVIEW: The Antidote For a World That Has Lost Its Way When It Comes to Finding True Happiness

BOOK REVIEW: The Antidote For a World That Has Lost Its Way When It Comes to Finding True Happiness

J. Budziszewski’s book How and How Not to Be Happy is a refreshing and enlightening read in a world that seems to have lost its way when it comes to finding true happiness. In a culture where suicide, depression, nihilism, fear of the apocalypse, and a denial of God’s existence are pervasive, this book offers…

Intelligent E.T. Life Apart from Earth: What a Famous Scientist Concluded

Intelligent E.T. Life Apart from Earth: What a Famous Scientist Concluded

Over the past few years there has been consistent and growing talk in the media (and elsewhere) about the probability of there being intelligent life forms elsewhere in the universe. Much of this is due to grainy video footage and some Congressional hearings on the topic of UFO’s (but they don’t call them UFO’s any…

The French geneticist Who Renounced a Nobel Prize to defend the unborn is on his way to sainthood

The French geneticist Who Renounced a Nobel Prize to defend the unborn is on his way to sainthood

French pediatrician and geneticist Jérôme Lejeune, renown for discovering the extra chromosome that causes Down syndrome, was a devout Catholic. As a Catholic, Lejeune thought his historic discovery would lead to a more compassionate approach to children with the syndrome.  Instead—to his horror—Lejeune’s famous discovery became a tool used to diagnose Down Syndrome babies in…

BOOK REVIEW: A true American hero who exchanged the cape for the collar: Fr. Aloysius Schwartz

BOOK REVIEW: A true American hero who exchanged the cape for the collar: Fr. Aloysius Schwartz

The only challenge in reading a compelling new biography of Fr. Aloysius Schwartz, a Washington, D.C. native—entitled Priest and Beggar: The Heroic Life of Venerable Fr. Aloysius Schwartz— is that it seems to transcend reality at times and bring the reader into the realm of mythical superheroes. However, in reading we learn that Aloysius was…

Fascinating Book Review: The History of the Negro Leagues, Major League Baseball, Chicago and Ernie Banks

Fascinating Book Review: The History of the Negro Leagues, Major League Baseball, Chicago and Ernie Banks

— a review of Ron Rapoport’s “Let’s Play Two: The Legend of Mr. Cub, the Life of Ernie Banks” — I grew up in the northern suburbs of Chicago, so I carried the tag “North Sider” when it came to baseball. And this meant being a Cubs fan in a city divided by the Cubs…

Former Cosmo writer: “I wrote this book as an act of atonement.”

Former Cosmo writer: “I wrote this book as an act of atonement.”

Here is an interesting Q&A interview with a former Cosmo journalist, who really spills the beans on insider editorial mandates she and others had to follow in crafting articles, and why she wrote her newest book just released by Ignatius Press.. -ed, CBJ “Rather than abandon the word ‘feminism’,” says Sue Ellen Browder, author of…

Interview with Michael Walsh on The Fiery Angel and the link between cultural and political crisis in the West

Interview with Michael Walsh on The Fiery Angel and the link between cultural and political crisis in the West

Michael Saltis with the Catholic Business Journal, caught up with author Michael Walsh by phone regarding Walsh’s compelling book, The Fiery Angel: Art, Culture, Sex, Politics and the Struggle for the Soul of the West. As a journalist, author and screenwriter whose works include six novels, seven works of nonfiction, and the hit Disney movie…

BOOK REVIEW: Sword and Scimitar – Islam’s Thousand Year War on Christendom

BOOK REVIEW: Sword and Scimitar – Islam’s Thousand Year War on Christendom

Crisis mag—At a time when Catholic youth are taught that Islam means peace, pilgrimage and prayer, and Catholic adults are under the impression that Muslims are a misunderstood minority who only want to share their values and their baba ghanoush, it’s refreshing to occasionally make contact with reality. I mean “refreshing” here in the sense…

BOOK REVIEW: Cardiac Arrest – A Warning to Aspiring Entrepreneurs and Society at Large

BOOK REVIEW: Cardiac Arrest – A Warning to Aspiring Entrepreneurs and Society at Large

A Warning to Aspiring Entrepreneurs and Society at Large: The Abuse of the Justice System to Advance Political Aspirations.  Howard Root was an accomplished lawyer when he gambled his career on becoming a medical device entrepreneur.

BOOK REVIEW:  “Francis: The People’s Pope”

BOOK REVIEW: “Francis: The People’s Pope”

I received Francis: The People’s Pope as a Christmas gift from my “little” sister, Mary Lu. She is very special, as she has had to put up with five brothers throughout her life! The stories she could tell…yes, she is destined to become a saint.