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I had a particularly pompous college Literature prof who loved to pontificate. Once he’d made a pronouncement, there was nothing more to be said. The class was aching to see him taken down.

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Humor

Why I Like Reading Raymond Chandler

I probably read Chandler years ago. It must have been like tasting a very special whiskey blend too strong for the inexperienced to appreciate, for I fell into a stupor and do not remember it at all now. 1,356 more words

Random Thoughts

THERE'S NOTHING STUPID OR SILLY ABOUT THE GAMAL, JUST A DARK WITTY IRISH NOVEL BY TALENTED NEW WRITER

One of the many scourges of society these days, if not the most harrowing, is suicide. It often leaves more questions than answers and despite being seen by some as the cowards way out or a desperate call for help, deep down you know at the heart is a poor soul who just can’t see any solution to their troubles, no matter how much help they get. 1,097 more words

Book Review

For Banned Books Week- A WKAR Review of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

For Banned Books Week, I decided to do something special for my book review on WKAR’s Current State. This time I am taking on the classic… 767 more words

Book Review

Banned Books Week

Every year during the last week of September, a number of authors, readers, teachers, journalists and publishers are brought together during Banned Books Week to celebrate the freedom to read and share ideas. 393 more words

Features

Review: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer – by Mark Twain:

Synopsis: An idyllic snapshot of a boy’s childhood along the banks of the Mississippi River, Twain’s The Adventures of Tom Sawyer is the author’s work that comes closest to his boyhood experiences of growing up in Hannibal in the 1840s. 361 more words

Book Reviews

The Death of Adulthood in American Culture - NYTimes.com

We were invited to participate in their self-delusions and to see through them, to marvel at the mask of masculine competence even as we watched it slip or turn ugly. 111 more words

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