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Episode 995: I'll Bite Anything

“It is difficult to rechannel my thoughts after three years of thinking about nothing but you.”

So it’s not the late 60s anymore, is what I’m saying, and eventually a show that’s as adamantly late 60s as…

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Episode 990: Let It Burn

“Coming back from the dead is not a trick, Bruno!”

Okay, everybody gather round the table; it’s seance time again. Our hands must touch, obviously. Everybody knows about the hands.

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Sam Hall

Men Like Ravenous Fishes Feed On One Another

Here’s a three-year old video with sadly renewed resonance.

It’s Ian McKellen, delivering a speech from Sir Thomas More, a work from the early 1590s that passed through many hands, including, as author of the passage McKellen performs, William Shakespeare.   51 more words

Gibbon In The Land Of Muslims-2

Before starting on the main subject of my essay it will be remiss of me to not write a brief review of the whole book of Gibbon’s Decline and Fall of Roman Empire. 2,489 more words

Episode 983: The Terror of Tarrytown

“She said Collinwood was like a perfect clock.”

And they’re off, out the door and down the path and away to Tarrytown, New York, to film…

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Gordon Russell

More Apocalyptic Fiction

We live in apocalyptic times, that is, times when we realize that the prevailing order is unstable, that our idols have feet of clay or our houses are built on sand or whatever other Biblical metaphor comes to mind. 661 more words


Decline and fall

It is September and you mark
the decline of the sun
Behind long rows of buildings
and listless trees.

From the train its decline is… 63 more words

Nature Poetry