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Barry Eisler
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Attended Cornell, Cornell Law
Lives in San Francisco Bay Area
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I’ve had a few of these…hey, you have to at least try, right?
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If you want to learn some practical self-defense skills, and you live in or can make it to southern California June 13/14, you don't want to miss this seminar with Tony Blauer and Rory Miller. I've trained several times with both and they are among the best.
https://www.regonline.com/builder/site/Default.aspx?EventID=1703674
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Mitch McConnell is the Real Frank Drebin!
I love when life imitates art. Here's Mitch McConnell bleating about how if NSA bulk surveillance sunsets May 31 as scheduled, The Terrorists will slaughter us all in our beds... and then he says, "Now let's take our weeklong summer recess!" But remember, F...
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I love when life imitates art. Mitch McConnell is bleating that if NSA bulk surveillance sunsets May 31 as scheduled, The Terrorists will slaughter us all in our beds... and then says, "Now let's take our weeklong summer recess!"
http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-nsa-tracking-program-20150523-story.html#page=1
But remember, Frank Drebin of Police Squad and The Naked Gun got there first -- at the 3:00 minute mark...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pNdtLURhj3Q
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Secrets, Politics, and Torture, from PBS Frontline. Wanna learn more about the genesis of the plot of Inside Out? At the 35-minute mark
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/secrets-politics-and-torture/
The secret history of the fight over the CIA’s controversial interrogation methods, widely criticized as torture.
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Mad Max: Story, little; dialogue, less; action, mind-blowing!
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Mad Max and the Road Warrior (Mad Max II) were a couple of my favorite movies growing up. My friend's mom bought him the Road Warrior pre-recorded VHS tape (about $70 in 1985!) and we wore it out! Not sure about this new one. I am apprehensive about these sorts of things since the Phantom Menace.

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Thank you IASJJA…if my Rain books have done anything to help promote judo in the world, I'm glad.

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Thanks Thomas & Mercer for kicking ass with The Detachment!
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Congratulations Barry!

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Video interview I did with Kindle Most Wanted on getting your fiction right
http://www.kindlepost.com/2015/05/behind-the-scenes-barry-eisler.html
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This is a terrific primer on constitutionally protected free speech (hint: there's no exception for “hate speech”)
https://popehat.com/2015/05/19/how-to-spot-and-critique-censorship-tropes-in-the-medias-coverage-of-free-speech-controversies/
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Novelist
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  • Self-employed
    Novelist, present
  • Weil, Gotshal, the government
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San Francisco Bay Area
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New Jersey - Bay Area, Tokyo, DC
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Former CIA, Novelist, Blogger
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  • Cornell, Cornell Law
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