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Did James Bartley Live To Tell Being Swallowed By A Sperm Whale?

Neal Pollard

On his tombstone in Gloucester, England, James Bartley had written “A Modern Jonah.”  Bartley was allegedly swallowed by a sperm whale while helping to hunt and kill the giant in 1891.  511 more words


A Wounded Soldier on a Downtown Train to Your Place

I’ve been listening to a lot of Sophie B. Hawkins lately, particularly the 2003 “Best of” album I recently downloaded from iTunes after coming across a video montage of scantily clad men on Facebook with “Damn I Wish I Was Your Lover” playing in the background. 843 more words

As I Lay Me Down

Video | The Lighthouse And The Whaler "Venice"

One of the best songs in one of our first special playlists, “Indiefluence,” is “Venice” by The Lighthouse And The Whaler. We are so glad to shared today their new music clip for this lovely and unique song. Enjoy it!


Ancestral pursuits aboard a historic American whaler

In April this year I climbed aboard the Charles W Morgan at her dock at Mystic Seaport Museum in Connecticut, United States for the first time. 1,056 more words