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“Of course,” Ignatius said in a thoughtful, serious voice, “this could be a worldwide deception.” “The next war could turn out to be one massive orgy. 264 more words

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Chasing Laemmle...and a movie deal in the works.

This summer I chased the spirit of Carl Laemmle all over the world, from where he grew up in Laupheim and Ichenhausen Germany to where he opened his first Nickelodeon in Chicago. 274 more words

John Kennedy Toole

“Look, there’s a sailor drifting along Chartres Street. He looks rather lonely.”

The young man glanced down to the Chartres end of the Alley.

“Oh him,” he said.

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When the HEA, isn't....

With the sad news of Robin William’s passing, I’m reflecting today on what makes each person’s happily ever after ending, and why, when it seems like someone has everything, they still have despair in their hearts. 389 more words


The new classics; who, in twenty years will join the elite authors?

     In a previous post, I asked; how do you determine what is classic literature. Due to this being a very subjective question, I decided to list the authors, I feel will still being read twenty years from now. 474 more words

A Confederacy of Dunces – quotes and extracts – 67

“Just look at my sweater, you disgusting monster.”

“Only the most flamboyant offal would be seen in a miscarriage like that. You must have some shame or at least some taste in dress.”

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