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Read a Goddamn Book: Classics

It’s not uncommon to equate “classics” with “really old, really boring books.”

I mean, I work at a bookstore and right now it’s summer reading season. 1,263 more words

Everything

Me or Us?

“Loved. You can’t use it in the past tense. Death does not stop that love at all.” – Ken Kesey
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Devotions

Quote of the Day

“But I remembered one thing; it wasn’t me that started acting deaf; it was the people that first started acting like I was too dumb to hear or see or say anything at all.” 9 more words

Quote Of The Day

The ‘60s aren’t over; they won’t be over until the Fat Lady gets high. – Ken Kesey http://ift.tt/29qLMkL

Ken Kesey

One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest - Who's The Rebel?

Miloš Forman’s 1975 adaptation of Ken Kesey’s One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest is an extraordinary piece of cinema. It is one of three films ever to win all five major Academy Awards (Picture, Lead Actor, Lead Actress, Director, and Screenplay) and this is a legacy it very much deserves. 818 more words

Literature

Baba O'Riley: The Who; The Grateful Dead; Pearl Jam

Hello there! In this week’s blog we consider the song Baba O’Riley. This is a terrific hard-rock anthem by The Who. After discussing the original song, we will review covers from the Grateful Dead and by Pearl Jam. 3,499 more words

Rock And Roll