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1798: Carl Blechen

Another Mad Artist

July 29, 1798 – Birth date of Carl Blechen (full name Carl Eduard Ferdinand Blechen). He would become one of the most important German Romantic landscape painters of the early 19th century, but his life would be cut short by serious mental illness. 282 more words

Mental Health

Dani Hoots' Review of Scorched by Erica Hayes

Scorched by Erica Hayes

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Published by: HarperImpulse

Review by: Dani Hoots

Scorched is about a young woman with superpowers who has escaped an asylum and can’t remember anything that happened.   419 more words


I KNOW, okay. But I had to do this one, even though it is now my third insane asylum related short story. Besides, I’d argue that the other two (Room for Thought and Scaredy Cat) were both pretty decent stories, and original despite the hackneyed setting. 2,022 more words


Review: Asylum (Asylum #1) ~ Madeleine Roux

For sixteen-year-old Dan Crawford, New Hampshire College Prep is more than a summer program—it’s a lifeline. An outcast at his high school, Dan is excited to finally make some friends in his last summer before college. 714 more words

No Spoiler Reviews

A Piece of Culturally Aware Journalism At The Sydney Morning Herald

Australian media tends to be either tragically underwhelming or completely overdramatic, so it was a pleasure to see a very well balanced and carefully worded piece titled, … 108 more words


The Myth of the Border Crisis

Read this New York Times Editorial in which Veronica Escobar, the El Paso County Judge, tries to provide a counterpoint to the hysteria we’re hearing from politicians–Democrat and Republican–about immigration, enforcement, and the current refugee situation on our Southern Border.

Media And Commentary

4 Ethiopian track team members missing from international meet in Eugene | OregonLive.com

Four members of an Ethiopian track team were reported missing Saturday morning in Eugene where they competed in the IAAF World Junior Championships.

“The individuals left campus ahead of the rest of the team,” said Julie Brown, University of Oregon spokeswoman. 55 more words