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Homage to Ambrose Bierce

Homage to Ambrose Bierce

Did you find all humanity vile–
and say so in a glorious style?
As I age, Ambrose Bierce,
my heart grows, like yours, fierce– 13 more words

Weekly Reading List 2/1/15-2/21/15

Yes, I know, I know, I’ve been super lazy lately. Anyhap- three weeks of reading at once. (Also, for some reason, even with my much expanded free time, I’ve been reading less lately, go figure.) The books are in the order I read them. 1,303 more words

2015 Reading List

Deal Me In 2015: Week 7: "An Affair of Outposts"

Last week, I drew the Queen of Diamonds which gives me Ambrose Bierce’s “An Affair of Outposts” in his short story collection Civil War Stories… 268 more words

Deal Me In 2015

Jonah Goldberg: Progressives’ Peculiar Sense of Patriotism

The best thing Obama can seem to say about the country is that it elected him into office

Jonah Goldberg writes:

…Patriotism for progressives has always been deeply bound up in the role of government and the cause of reform. 1,112 more words


The Devil's Dictionary ~ Ambrose Bierce


Some definitions found therein:

April Fool: The March fool with another month added to his folly.

Archbishop: An ecclesiastical dignitary one point holier than a bishop. 74 more words


The Fall of the Republic and Other Political Satires

Mission Creep

It started innocently enough.

I read a few stories in September, so I could get more out of a one hour convention panel celebrating Bierce the (probable) 100th anniversary of this death. 1,306 more words

Book Review

Ambrose Bierce,The Devil's Dictionary

Love, n. A temporary insanity curable by marriage.