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The cello concerto I wish I'd written

If I ever get commissioned to write a cello concerto – and I’m very much hoping I will some day – it is going to be hard to not have it be heavily influenced by British composer Mark Bowden’s captivating  70 more words


Philadelphia Inquirer Authors List from Jim Remsen

Authors Who Worked at The Philadelphia Inquirer. 

What a legacy.  Courtesy of Jim intended for the Inquirer and Daily News Alumni Network (but my blog is the only way to include the entire list.) 3,383 more words

Contemporary Commentary

Hansel & Gretel Q&A

I did a question & answer for the main newspaper of north Wales, The Daily Post. Peter went to get a haircut at the barber shop in Aberystwyth, and our friends there had very kindly set aside a copy for us. 942 more words

Looking At Art

Tet Mau Than -- HUE 1968, by Mark Bowden (and the sign of the cross).

Hue, Viet Nam – 1968 : Tet Mau Than

HUE 1968, by Mark Bowden (2017)

This greatly compelling narrative for those whose memories of the Viet war are still good, and for those seeking some survey level of analysis of the fear and alarm of the same conflict, not only in Saigon itself and in Viet territory but at the same time at home in the U.S. 966 more words

Thomas Spitters - Blog

Fire and Fury: The Pitfall of Self-Righteous Absolutes

“Let every person be subject to the governing authorities . . . . for the authority does not bear the sword in vain! It is the servant of God to execute wrath on the wrongdoer.” 691 more words

Robert L. Ivie

Trump + North Korea; Astros Slumping; Terror in Charlottesville

Austin and Jeremy open the show by discussing the war of words between The White House and the North Korea, and what it means for regional stability for the U.S. 156 more words


Mark Bowden on How to Deal with North Korea

There are no good options. But some are worse than others.



The Atlantic


Thirty minutes. That’s about how long it would take a nuclear-tipped intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) launched from North Korea to reach Los Angeles. 8,037 more words