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Book Review: The Scarlet Pimpernel

We seek him here, we seek him there,
Those Frenchies seek him everywhere.
Is he in heaven? - Is he in hell?
That demmed, elusive pimpernel!
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A Tale Of Two Percies

Spoiler Alert: Do not read this post if you plan to read Baroness Orczy’s novel The Scarlet Pimpernel. Notice that “read” is emphasized here, for this article will spoil little of consequence should you choose to watch the well-known 1934 and 1950 and 1982 movie adaptations of the novel, their endings capturing the essence, yet not the true details, of the original story. 964 more words

Jews And Literature

Meet the Cast: Holiday Homecoming- Brian Douglas Barker

The Theatre Downstream is proud to introduce you to the cast & crew of our upcoming “Holiday Homecoming” on December 5, 6, and 7.

Brian is a union sheet metal worker who enjoys his avocation of community theatre. 343 more words


What is Elsa Thankful for this Thanksgiving? Duh!! Actor: Anthony Andrews.

I’m sure you were expecting a long dribbly post about me being thankful for my good health and my doting boyfriend and such but since I’m not particularily healthy right now and I’m super single that will have to wait for another Thanksgiving. 308 more words

Elsa In Czech

The Many Faces of King Edward VIII

by Miss Elliot

I’ve been studying Twentieth Century World History this year, and in just eleven weeks I’m already in World War II. Which is part of the reason I haven’t blogged in so long. 779 more words

Article: The Superhero as a reactionary archetype


I want to point out the obvious and state superheroes are secular demigods.

Even progressive Wikipedia acknowledges this, citing the Scarlet Pimpernel as the first superhero…

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