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Racket & Chatter*

I found myself
upon the brink of grief’s abysmal valley
that collects the thunderings of endless cries.
— Dante

The night was calm. I trudged into the apartment with a burrito and some brown ale.

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Review: Fyodor Dostoevsky "The Gambler"

Dostoevsky’s novella had several themes I thought worthy of a blog post: degenerate gambling, national identity, class and love. He is a lyrical writer, the prose sinuous and elegant. 1,138 more words

Books

Gambler, No. 42 [House Calls]

“While talking or even musing as he sat in his chair, he commonly held his head to one side towards his right shoulder, and shook it in a tremulous manner, moving his body backwards and forwards, and rubbing his left knee in the same direction, with the palm of his hand. 1,625 more words

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Russian Lit Night: Turgenev's Home of the Gentry & Dostoevsky's The Gambler

I am entranced by nineteenth-century Russian literature.  It is not just for entertainment:  it is the pleasure of tracing the development of  Russian fiction from Pushkin to Chekhov. 961 more words

How Green Lantern Jessica Cruz Fights Anxiety Attacks

I have to say I really loved this issue. Gave Jessica Cruz a well deserved character building. While I don’t have anxiety attacks, I felt for her.

From – Green Lanterns Vol. 1 #15

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Green Lanterns VS The Gambler (Rebirth)

Hal Jordan would be so proud… 2 boxing glove constructs in one comic issue.

From – Green Lanterns Vol. 1 #15

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That ‘Frenemy’ Called Complacency

Back in the days, country singer Kenny Rogers had a popular song called ‘The Gambler.’  The lyrics to the oft-quoted chorus are:

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