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251. (William Makepeace Thackeray)

Thackeray’s is not the first narrator to stand in the thick mire of the world he writes. The author of The Luck of Barry Lyndon… 859 more words

Brief Essays

Koch Brothers Managed To Plant Their Guy David Dunlap As A Top E.P.A. Official In Oct 2018

When we see how the darker side of populism has raised its ugly head in the UK as exemplified by its Brexit nightmare, France’s recent riots by yellow vest protesters over rising gasoline prices and the US democracy being led by an extremely flawed character, the republican President Donald Trump with the backing of impotent GOP lawmakers in the US Congress and their GOP ‘Dark Money’ corporate donors, we can legitimately point the finger at greedy corporate bigwigs who believe they can control the world. 1,370 more words

Donald Trump

#TBT - Up - Wiz Khalifa

I think it’s hard to find Wiz Khalifa’s vibe to be anything other than fun, I’ve never met the man but I’d like to think that I’d laugh at least once if we were to share a conversation. 100 more words

Music

Pages & Philm - Vanity Fair

I’ve been watching, and enjoying, an Amazon Prime Original of William Makepeace Thackeray’s Vanity Fair.

I have also found a free Librivox recording of Vanity Fair. 75 more words

Philm

Marlon James Finds Inspiration…

In “Marlon James Finds Inspiration in Greek Tragedy, Ethiopian redoubts, and The Affair,” Keziah Weir (Vanity Fair) writes about the prize-winning Jamaican author’s inspirational sources, past influences, his work habits, and future literary ventures. 792 more words

News

Smokin' Hot Literary Characters

Back in the day when cigarette smoking was cool (and some physicians actually prescribed cigarette smoking to their patients!) tobacco companies invested heavily in advertising. 306 more words

Research And History