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act and book it

Thanks to my Chinook coupon “book” (it’s actually on my phone), I saw two plays for cheap this weekend. Here are mini-mini write-ups.

I saw “Threesome” at ACT. 158 more words

Personal And None Of Your Business

Book Review: Slaughterhouse 5

Slaughterhouse 5 (aka ’The Children’s Crusade’)  by Kurt Vonnegut.


This book was recommended to me a long time ago and I had it on my wishlist since then. 512 more words


On the Train Towards Tralfamadore

So, for something different….This piece was written as a dialogue between Djuna Barnes’ character ‘Dr.’ Matthew O’Connor, and Kurt Vonneguts’ character, Billy Pilgrim. Both Nightwood… 1,493 more words

20th Century History

Absolutely, without question, the best John Grisham novel is...

Before I reveal my choice to this statement, let me clarify something.  On another post entitled Ennui with a Side of Envy, I said that I envied a playwright but the truth of the matter is that I am not a person given to envy.   568 more words

How I Write

Jordan's Last Poo-Tee-Weet

Slaughterhouse Five’s main character, Billy Pilgrim, time traveled throughout the book which led to the story’s plot unfolding in a way that would make even Quentin Tarantino envious. 577 more words

Slaughterhouse 5

Slaughterhouse 5 or The Children’s Crusade: A Duty-Dance with Death, was unexpected. I’m not sure what I was expecting but not this. Coincidently enough, my friend brought me a poem to look at called ‘Slaughterhouse’, its funny how life and reading seem to find a symbiosis. 566 more words


Books that really change your life

A few weeks ago I read this anonymous letter to JK Rowling, written by someone who wanted to tell the author that, as a child, the Harry Potter books were the only thing that gave him a sense of home. 949 more words