A Superfluous Man apologizes for the recent hiatus in insightful and clever posts. Duty has called in the form of sixteen-hour days. While “blogging” has suffered, reading (mercifully) has not.

Over the next few days, please look forward to three new reviews. See below for an Amazonian shells game–one of these is definitely not worth reading. (Hint: It’s the unintelligible, pompous, post-modern travesty with the red cover.)