Tag Archives: Kennedy assassination

I just finished my first novel in well over a year, and I’m taking the night off

It took me about over a year, but I finally finished Stephen King’s 849-page Kennedy assassination time travel thriller 11/22/63, and, to mark the occasion, I’m taking the night off to binge watch the eight-part adaptation on Hulu. For what it’s worth, I’m not adverse to reading. In fact, I read a lot. I’m a […]

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My day in the Ann Arbor drunk tank… with chest pains

I spent all day yesterday, and much of today, at the University of Michigan hospital. I’d gone in at about 10:00 AM on Saturday with chest pains, and, after putting me through the standard battery of tests, the folks in charge told me that I’d need to stay the night and talk with someone from […]

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Erykah Badu, naked and assassinated in Dallas

I don’t know the first thing about Erykah Badu. Our worlds, to my knowledge, have never overlapped in the past. I am, however, intrigued by this news story: Neosoul singer Erykah Badu faces a disorderly conduct charge for her nude music video shoot in downtown Dallas’ Dealey Plaza, officials announced Friday. Badu, a Dallas native, […]

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Play him off, keyboard cat

I know it’s in really bad taste, but I’m wondering if anyone yet has thought to combine the JFK assassination footage with that of the keyboard cat. Am I wrong to think that would be brilliant?

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the confession of e howard hunt

I’ve written about Bay of Pigs veteran E Howard Hunt here before. Most recently, I mentioned that the loveable old tramp was dead at 88, after a long, full and unquestionably evil life in the shadows of the CIA. Prior to that, I think that I’d mentioned on a few occasions that I’d spent way […]

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