Narrator: It doesn’t.
So with the Third Annualish Corn Nation book club here are the books I’ve read over the past year then let us know what you’ve read as well. Or maybe you just want to tell us about some great books we should read. So here. We. Go.
I would recommend #6 and #17 because I’m Catholic so of course. I would also recommend any book from the Charlie Parker series by John Connolly which I read five this year but you need to start with the first one. With that said the bolded books titles are the best books I read in 2020 (excepting the books I mentioned above).
- Can’t Hurt Me by David Goggins
- Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel
- The Obstacle is the Way by Ryan Holiday
- Living With a Seal by Jesse Itzler
- The Black Angel by John Connolly
- Finding God’s Will for You by Saint Francis de Sales
- Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
- The Unquiet by John Connolly
- Empire of the Summer Moon by S.C. Gwynne
- The Reapers by John Connolly
- The End is Always Near by Dan Carlin
- Liar’s Poker by Michael Lewis
- The Journey of Crazy Horse by Joseph M. Marshall III
- Never Split the Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depends on It by Chris Voss
- The Tiger: A True Story of Vengeance and Survival by John Vailiant
- The Lovers by John Connolly
- Counterfeit Christs by Trent Horn
- The Mosquito by Timothy C. Winegard
- Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Won’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain
- Zen Jiu Jitsu: Beyond Rolling White to Blue by Oliver Staark
- The Whisperers by John Connolly
- The War of Art by Steven Pressfield
- Been Dead, Never Been to Europe by Jon Johnston (the founder of Corn Nation)
- This Is How You Lose the Time War by Max Gladstone
- All Systems Red by Martha Wells
- Us Against You by Fredrik Backman
Sports! Sports! Sports! Sports!
Dear college football, Blow up the postseason and start over – The Athletic
I’m writing to tell you I’m now embarrassed by the same postseason I long embraced. You’ve got a real problem on your hands, folks, and you need to address it. Quickly. Don’t form a task force to review meeting notes of a committee assigned to review the postseason structure. Here’s the evaluation: BROKEN!
What happens when a 14-year-old superfan writes to his favorite NBA and WNBA stars in the bubble?
ON A SWELTERING Sunday in July, a 14-year-old basketball superfan walks to a mailbox in central Connecticut. He holds 14 letters and fans them out like a poker hand, before pushing them through the mail slot. Some are addressed to his favorite NBA and WNBA players. Others, to his favorite coaches. All of them are written, by hand, with some words of encouragement, some questions about the basketball bubbles and one simple, final question: Can I have your autograph?
Nebraska Recruiting: Work Left for 2021 But Huskers Have Eye on 2022 | Hail Varsity - Nebraska Football, Recruiting, News
We are presently in a no man’s land of sorts with the recruiting calendar. The early signing period has just been completed. A large number of players have come off the board. That’s become typical of the early signing period. Most coaching staffs want as many commits to sign during December so they can move on.
Huskers Drop Third Straight in 83-72 Road Loss to Purdue | Hail Varsity - Nebraska Football, Recruiting, News
Guard Ashley Scoggin might have found her groove offensively and forward Issie Bourne posted her best scoring effort of her still-young Husker career, but Nebraska couldn’t match its offensive output with defensive stops, and so Purdue handed Nebraska its third straight loss, 83-72, Wednesday afternoon.
A Christmas Wishlist for Nebraska Football Entering 2021 | Hail Varsity - Nebraska Football, Recruiting, News
On Christmas Eve Eve, how about a Christmas-themed piece?
Let’s say Scott Frost is writing his annual letter to Santa (who totally exists), and let’s say he’s just late on that letter because that football thing was going on until just a few days ago so he’s been a little busy but he’s gonna pay for rush delivery because lol Frost can afford those kinds of things, and let’s say this letter to Santa (who totally exists) isn’t asking exclusively for GameFuel and Call of Duty but instead asking for Nebraska football-related things.
Even as 2020 offered him obstacles, Bretz found way to Huskers
Koby Bretz will always remember his commitment day to Nebraska. August 24. No, wait, say that date differently to catch the meaning: Eight Twenty Four.
He had planned to do it on Aug. 12 as a tribute to his grandma. That's her birthday. But he hadn't quite finished putting the polish on some academic matters to get that Husker offer. That changed soon after. Just in time for Koby to announce a big life decision on a day some might connect to another Kobe.
Frosh Watch: Smothers with chance to enter picture more in 2021
The backup quarterback in Nebraska's final football game of 2020 was D'Artagnan.
That's the nickname for Logan Smothers in Nebraska's quarterback room, the position group's coach Mario Verduzco shared earlier this month. Or at least the one he has for him. He feels like Smothers sort of resembles the old French Musketeer, you see.
“STICK TO SPORTS!” Nah.
Bad Astronomy| Jupiter may have more than 600 moons
At the moment, Jupiter has 79 moons.
By that I mean 79 that we know of, including a dozen just found recently. But how many are there in total?
A Christmas reading list to stir your soul
With travel restrictions and limited gatherings, take the extra time this Christmas to nurture your spiritual life by turning to these great reads.