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Loretta Collins Klobah: Cardboard Oscars

In his last week of presidency, Barack Obama commutes the sentence of political prisoner Oscar López Rivera (El Viejo), who is released after serving thirty-five years for “seditious conspiracy.” 1,181 more words


Video: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy -- Diga Diga Doo

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, led by Scotty Morris, is a contemporary swing revival band specializing in covering popular American songs from the 1930s and 40s. 295 more words

Art And Cinema

Bart Plantenga: Paris Scratch

Archaeologie de Boureé Archaeology of the Drunk Dance
The short snout-nosed barman at the landmark, Le Pigal, wipes grime & puke off the dormant juke. 1,540 more words


Ruth Clark: Here in Hereford, The Counterfeit Nomad

Drunk, he was pulled from charger
Left impaled on bush and tree
Now lives near 15 deerhounds
With more respect than he.

Perpetual nomad, had he but been like Byron… 49 more words


Chuck Taylor: Nature has many faces, more perhaps than the gods of Hinduism


Vampire had a green-gray slug that liked to sleep in his ears. He was a musical slug, and had a soft buzzing way of humming Beethoven’s 5th Symphony. 386 more words


Video: Naomi Shihab Nye reads "One Boy Told Me"

Naomi Shihab Nye reads her poem “One Boy Told Me” at the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival.

Naomi Shihab Nye was born in 1952 in St. 237 more words

Opinion Leaders

Abby Zimet: Trump and Putin Great Leaders, Yes?

We’ll Take Our Comic Relief Where We Can Get It Dept:

The ghastliness of the Conservative Political Action Committee (CPAC) conclave and Herr Trump’s abject nightmare of a… 178 more words

Opinion Leaders