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GABBLER RECOMMENDS: Get Gaiman?: PolyMorpheus Perversity in Works by and about Neil Gaiman by Clay Smith

Or, how Neil Gaiman is a myth: 

‘While the criticism that I cited at the beginning of my essay promotes Gaiman over the gaming that occurs in/with/through texts, it does provide us with an effective means for observing how polyMorpheus perversity maintains Gaiman’s author(ity). 1,359 more words

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What I wish Mama Could See and Hear…

It’s been almost five years since my mother died.  She really left us years before, as Alzheimer’s robbed her of her mind.  Sometimes her eyes would lock on you and you could almost feel the part of her brain that was clear of memory robbing plaque trying to communicate. 619 more words

Reflections

The Last Will and Testament of Judas Iscariot…

“I, Judas Iscariot, a troubled soul, do hereby declare this to be my last will and testament.  In a few moments I will end my life, because I have committed the most despicable deed and I can no longer live with myself. 695 more words

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Three artists present Cut and Paste

Three Midlands-based artists each bring an individual take on the art of collage to produce an eclectic collection of work – Cut and Paste.

From traditional collage techniques through to photomontage and digital collage all three artists may have a very different process and aesthetic, but the core principles of this traditional technique stay the same – that of cutting and pasting whether by computer program or by hand, scissors and glue. 168 more words

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The Day Dreams Come True ...

This Sunday is a day when dreams will come true.  I’m not talking about the Super Bowl.  I’m talking about the dream of Alice Drive becoming one church in two locations. 606 more words

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Why My Daughter was in Tampa, but Not at the Game…

For those of you who have been comatose the last four days, Clemson defeated Alabama Monday night to win the Football National Championship.  My daughter, Sarah, was in Tampa, but she didn’t make it into the game. 590 more words

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Christmas Travel by Clay Smith

I’ve always traveled at Christmas.  Growing up, it was going to Kissimmee to stay at Granny’s house with all the other cousins, trying to stay awake to hear Santa arrive.  445 more words

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