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“With allegiance to our Founders, with our hearts full of love for America, I salute the moral courage of our Democratic Members to Defend our Democracy For The People.”

Have you ever seen the film Mister Roberts? Well, do you remember how, at the very end, when Jack Lemmon receives the letter informing him that Henry Fonda’s character had just been killed in battle, one of the men standing near him on the deck of the ship asks for the letter, so that he […]

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The Unknown

[above: Lon Cheney looking like Stevie Ray Vaughan in Todd Browning’s 1927 silent film The Unknown.] Apparently the cell phone data plan Linette and I had, when it was just she and I, no longer works now that our teenage daughter has a phone as well. Every day, it seemed, we were getting texts telling […]

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The Untold History of Zines… Amy Fusselman on Bunnyrabbit

Before Amy Fusselman made a name for herself in the world of publishing as the author of books like Savage Park: A Meditation on Play, Space and Risk for Americans Who Are Nervous, Distracted and Afraid to Die (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015), The Pharmacist’s Mate (McSweeney’s, 2013), and 8 (McSweeney’s, 2013), she produced the delightfully […]

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Modern day Hoovervilles

I wanted to do a huge, comprehensive post on the tent cities which are cropping up all across America, as more and more people find themselves out of work and unable to afford traditional housing now that our economy has fallen off the proverbial cliff. To be quite honest, however, I’m not up to the […]

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