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Okay, now we can begin.

Extremely diligent readers of this blog may recall my mentioning Bill and I were planning to sign up for an eight-week course on James Joyce’s… 1,703 more words


Ballocky Mulligan

“In sweetly varying voices Buck Mulligan read his tablet: Everyman His own Wife or A Honeymoon in the Hand (a national immorality in three orgasms) by Ballocky Mulligan.”

— James Joyce, Ulysses


Dating Advice From Classic Non-Jane Austen Literature

This week, Melville House released The Jane Austen Rules: A Classic Guide to Modern Love by scholar Sinéad Murphy. It’s a dating advice book culled from the Austen oeuvre, with chapters entitled things like “Dress Up,” “Find a Man, Not a Guy,” and “Be Quite Independent.” 1,158 more words


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6 octombrie...

Pe data de 6 octombrie 1990 a fost lansată în spaţiu sonda Ulysses, o colaborare între NASA şi ESA. Aceasta a studiat în premieră zonele polare ale Soarelui, folosindu-se de gravitaţia planetei Jupiter pentru a ieşi din planul Sistemului Solar. 35 more words

Rubrici Periodice

Calypso's Grotto

Don’t I recall, from the late nineteen sixties, a brand of multi-coloured cigarettes called Calypso? You could buy singles of them at the local barber, as long as you were under age….. 729 more words

melonsmellonous osculation

“He kissed the plump mellow yellow smellow melons of her rump, on each plump melonous hemisphere, in their mellow yellow furrow, with obscure prolonged provocative melonsmellonous osculation.”

— James Joyce, Ulysses


Reading as (True) Travel: Part 3

The limits of the possible can only be defined by going beyond them into the impossible.” Arthur C. Clarke

Having looked at a few of the classics of ‘travel’ or adventure literature in Part 2, I thought it would be worth considering the outer limits of the genre in this post. 810 more words