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"The Plot Against America" or life imitating art?

Published in 2004, Philip Roth’s book received the Society of American Historians Award for “outstanding historical novel on an American theme.” Suggested by one of my blogging friends, this novel came at me with the force of locomotive. 550 more words


Art Imitating Life

Lajos Egri says “Drama must not only entertain but teach as well”

I have a pet peeve. Anyone who’s ever asked me for a coffee or gone to brunch with me will have seen it… I like my coffee like I like my life: UNCOMPLICATED. 303 more words


Truth, Freedom and Freedom to Love

In Gameweek 14 of the English Premier League, the teams and the football association decided to show ‘support’ for the cause of gay rights. Several clubs added rainbow filters to their logos and this expectedly created a lot of debate. 692 more words


On Words: Their Power and Perversion

In his The Language of Nature, Steve Talbott writes: “The intimate relation between the meaning of our words and the meaning we find in the world may be so obvious as to seem almost trivial, yet its implications are so profound.”(1)  Words are the bearers of reality. 942 more words


Life Imitating Art

I’m coping with my back, but not well.  The 50mg Tramadol doesn’t help much.  I have no idea why I keep getting prescribed it since I keep telling everyone that it’s not working very well. 567 more words

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Thoughts at work: Mr Bean

So about a week back a friend comes into the bar I work at – the girl who taught me how to sling drinks properly in fact – for a sneaky bellini (in Vancouver that means an alcoholic peach slushy) and a quick chat. 580 more words

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