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Scoundrels, crooks and high rollers - “Boereverneukers”, by Izak du Plessis

Izak du Plessis’s non-fiction dive into the fascinating if mortifying world of Afrikaans scoundrels, crooks and high rollers should also have been published in English. To those Afrikaans speakers who can read Boereverneukers – Afrikaanse swendelaars, swierbolle en swerkaters (there’s a mouthful!) it is undoubtedly a tasty treat of “Yellow Journalism” – though it has been thoroughly researched, and many of the facts are from serious, established newspapers, investigative journalists, court documents and so on. 965 more words

Review Of New Book

EXTRA-SENSORY APHORISMS

No news is good news unless it’s fake.

Liars are always anxious to tell their perversion of the truth.

The Mad Hater held a tea party with malice in “Blunderland”. 135 more words

Humor

This Is How Tyranny Rises and Freedom Falls: The Experiment in Freedom Is Failing

The U.S. government now poses the greatest threat to our freedoms…More than terrorism, more than domestic extremism, more than gun violence and organized crime, even more than the perceived threat posed by any single politician, the U.S.

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City of Scoundrels: The 12 Days of Disaster That Gave Birth to Modern Chicago

City of Scoundrels: The 12 Days of Disaster That Gave Birth to Modern Chicago PDF

The masterfully told story of 12 volatile days in the life of Chicago, when an aviation disaster, a race riot, a crippling transit strike, and a sensational child murder roiled a… 59 more words

Days

Interview: a chat with Scoundrels authors Duncan Crowe and James Peak

Scoundrels is an incredibly funny comic novel that tells the story of two disreputable spies, Majors Cornwall and Trevelyan. Their daring, outrageous and surreal escapades begin at public school in the 1930s and stretch through the Second World War and beyond. 1,710 more words

2017

A Secular Sect

 

 

congress in session
a communion of sinners
who worship a god
of shallow civic virtue
scoundrels and hacks one and all

POETRY

Blades In The Dark: Arcus Episode 5


In this weeks episode the Specters finish off their ship recovery job, dealing with demonic cargo and dying crew members. As well as dealing with some pesky entanglements.
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Podcast