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The Moor's Account

Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca chronicled the1527 Narváez Expedition licensed by Carlos I to claim the Gulf of Mexico for Spain. Of the about 600 men who embarked on this exploration in search of gold comparable to that discovered in Mexico only four survived. 444 more words

Book Review

"Life Itself - A Revealing Portrait of Roger Ebert"

“In the past 25 years I have probably seen 10,000 movies and reviewed 6,000 of them. I have forgotten most of them, I hope, but I remember those worth remembering, and they are all on the same shelf in my mind.” 856 more words


Theodore Roethke Part 3

This article appeared in The Nation newspaper on Sunday December 28 2014.

His voice rang out with such an overwhelming roll of noble anguish that many in the audience wept. 1,261 more words


Bodily functions in American Culture

I’ve decided on a career change! I still want to be a veterinarian, but the bites, scratches, and frequent heartbreak in the veterinary field isn’t quite as fun as it sounds. 466 more words

If I Have To Be The "little Spoon" One More Time, I'm Going To Lose My Shit

The Goldfinch & Literary Prizes

It was just a matter of time before Donna Tartt won an award.

I haven’t read The Goldfinch. Everybody else has.  Much as I enjoyed… 460 more words

Boneyard Blues

I made a quick trip to Woodlawn Cemetery to visit Mr. Pulitzer. Wish I could say it went smoothly (Joseph Pulitzer, newspaper publisher best known for the Pulitzer Prizes established by money he bequeathed to… 1,014 more words


Connecticut Critics Circle Nominee Jarlath Conroy and Howard Platt Star in A Couple of Blaguards at Long Wharf Theatre, May 21 - June 2, 2013

Congratulations to Jarlath Conroy, recently nominated for “Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Play” by the Connecticut Critics Circle, for his role as the Grave Digger in Yale Rep’s production of… 2,270 more words

Lia Chang