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Thanks, Steve

Before we get going here I just want to run something by all you readers:

Q. “Therapy Bee Colony Collapse Disorder May Lead To Cascading Failure Of Democracy And Maybe Even Civilization As We Know It.”  Fake News or Real News? 570 more words

Offbeat Humor

'Atlas Leapt'

I have a doctorate in your geology

enough on the forms to fill a lecture syllabus

Metamorphic and igneous

I’ve fracked petrol from the source… 87 more words

I can hear you.

I finished reading The Witching Hour by Ann Rice.  I took a few days to think about it afterward.  I liked the poetic writing style.  It reminded me a bit of Pat Conroy.   463 more words


Upcoming Book Reviews

In trying to find what kind of posts to write, I realized I had the perfect material right in front of me! I recently purchased three new books. 132 more words


Why Read Classics

When I was younger, I made a goal one summer to read 20 classic books in one summer. My classics ranged from epic poetry about Greek heroes to science fiction books that my parents thought of as classics. 506 more words

"Hold Back the Rain," TOMORROW at 3 p.m. ET (12 p.m. PT)

“Don’t Let It Go Unheard” returns this week with a selection of recent news stories and other topics inspired by lyrics to Duran Duran’s 1982 song, “Hold Back the Rain.” See Program Notes, below, for all the stories, etc., I plan to discuss. 584 more words

Don't Let It Go...Unheard

So I've Read Atlas Shrugged and I Kinda Like It, I Guess

There are different kinds of ideology in literary works. There’s the obviously evil, straightforward and widely acknowledged one, like in Mein Kampf; there’s the concealed one, but pretty easy to uncover, like in classical fairy tales (for a reference, think Angela Carter); there’s the complicated one, or a certain system of ideologies manipulated by the author himself, like in Pynchon’s early works (think order and chaos). 315 more words