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Russo Podcast: WWE Paige's Family, The First Wrestling Family Of England / Russo Rants On Own Daughter

This episode of Vince Russo’s podcast, The Swerve, features WWE Paige’s family – The Knights-  The First Wrestling Family of England.

Also, Russo rants on his own daughter & how wrestling is out of touch with today’s television. 7 more words

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The Best Laid Plans

As you may recall, gentle reader, in June I devised a list of interesting non-fiction titles to guide my summer reading.  Well the good news is that I have been reading non-fiction. 801 more words

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These are a few of my favorite reads...

When I was little, I was that kid. That kid who never went outside to play because I was reading. Give me a pile of books, and I wasn’t liable to go outside unless forced. 875 more words

Book Review : The Swerve by Stephen Greenblatt

This is a book about a book, De Rerum Natura or On the Nature of Things written by Titus Lucretius Carus over 2,000 years ago. Lucretius was born nearly a century before Christ and nothing much is known about him. 653 more words

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Review of Stephen Greenblatt’s “The Swerve”

The basis of the Renaissance movement lay in the ‘discovery’ and absorption of natural sciences, mathematics and philosophy, in the 12th and 13th centuries AD in Italy. 1,204 more words

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Currently Reading : The Swerve and Mr Darcy's Diary

The Swerve: How the World Became Modern by Stephen Greenblatt.

Synopsis:

Nearly six hundred years ago, a short, genial, cannily alert man in his late thirties took a very old manuscript off a library shelf, saw with excitement what he had discovered, and ordered that it be copied. 419 more words

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The end of striving

How do you find a rhythm?  How do you remember that life is, if not short, then finite.  Reading about Greek & Roman civilization really helps.  134 more words

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