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JEAN SHEPHERD--Why Create? & ARTSY (5) Raven Rattle

Why do people exert the considerable energy required to create stuff? Why did Shep?

What follows are my thoughts/interpretations of why Shepherd did what he did, in part contributed by my own attempts at self-interpretation. 966 more words

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The Bern and I

There are two big differences between Bernie Sanders and me.

First, I’m not a socialist. Quite the opposite. To quote Marie what’s-her-name, “Let them eat pizza.” 88 more words

Politics

5 Comics Curmudgeons for National Curmudgeon Day

Today is National Curmudgeon’s Day, an opportunity to celebrate all of the crankiest, surliest, and most miserly individuals in our lives. In order to celebrate this odd holiday, we’ve decided to pick out a set of comic book characters that best embody the “virtues” of a curmudgeon. 544 more words

Comics

REVIEW: A MAN CALLED OVE, BY FREDRIK BACKMAN

In the neighborhood where he has lived for many years, Ove is known as a curmudgeon, a cranky old man, and someone around whom to tiptoe carefully. 269 more words

BOOK REVIEW

CURL UP WITH "A MAN CALLED OVE"

Welcome to another Tuesday celebrating bookish events, from Tuesday/First Chapter/Intros, hosted by Bibliophile by the Sea; and Teaser Tuesdays hosted by A Daily Rhythm. 484 more words

Curl Up And Read

Calling all inventors!

Over the weekend an email appeared in all the inboxes of all the email users where I work. Perhaps you have seen this email too. It describes how internet uses can get to secret web sites where they can hire hitmen, buy and sell drugs, and conduct other illegal activity. 612 more words

Curmudgeon