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History: And They Call Economics "the Cynical Science!"

I got sucked into a historical Wiki-hole this weekend. (following HTML links in Wikipedia from one subject to another.) Not sure I can even remember what was initially looking up. 779 more words

Writing

Mr. Midshipman Easy by Frederick Marryat (Review and Twine Game)

Yeah, you read that title correctly. I know I mentioned in my last post that I would upload the essay on Midshipman Easy that I was writing for one of my classes, but once I actually finished it, I realized the level of context the average reader would need was unreal. 1,133 more words

Book Blog

"A Scandal in Bohemia" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle once stated that it was every bit as difficult for him to create the plot of a Sherlock Holmes short story as it was one of the novels.   1,546 more words

Review

Turning Through History: The Fox Sisters

With Halloween upon us, it is fitting to focus on spiritualism and the occult for this blog post. This week, I’ll be focusing on the Fox Sisters, who are the epitome of the saying, “Trick or Treat.” These three girls, Leah, Margaret, and Catherine Fox, helped to found spiritualism, which is the belief that spirits can communicate with the living. 1,285 more words

Fiction

Art Serendipity

I had an incredible experience this past weekend. It was a great weekend overall, but this really made my day. A collage of mine was accepted into the Visual Fringe Festival, the visual art portion of the Fringe Festival, an “engaging platform for creative and thought provoking art with minimal risk to artist and audience” ( 678 more words

Collage

Kevin Can Wait, "Jack Gable the Ripper"

After a string of mysterious prostitute murders on the lower east side, Kevin is called in to investigate. When he notices a Victorian robe in Jack’s closet, Kevin begins to wonder if his son Jack is really the reincarnation of the elusive Jack the Ripper.

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