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charles-redner's picture
May.31.2013
Before finishing a novel concerning terrorist travelling through Mexico to cause mayhem in America, I explored a route that they might take. Here’s the excursion:    We depart Tucson in a van at dawn—six tourists plus two Spanish-speaking, Norte Americano driver-guides and me, the...
mark-j-janssen's picture
Nov.18.2012
  A man texting while driving his car is like a man putting on mascara while driving to play fullback at the Super Bowl.  Ridiculous. Not long ago telephones were either heavy black objects which sat on a desk or were attached to a wall.  It was actually possible to hear the people...
steven-belanger's picture
Jun.21.2012
photo: book cover, from its Wikipedia site   "1922," the first one, was very good, far outshining the other three stories here, but slightly disappointing in the final paragraphs, which felt comicbook-like.  The writing is King's best in a long time, even if the theme and unreliable...
brenda-farrar-ejemai's picture
Nov.29.2008
HANG UP THE PHONE!  10 to 15 years ago, the number of people who owned a cell phone was much less than it is today.   I can remember having a cell phone when many people didn’t.  However, post-9/11 has made having a cell a necessity. I know this is true, being a person born and raised in New York...
brenda-farrar-ejemai's picture
Nov.29.2008
HANG UP THE PHONE!  10 to 15 years ago, the number of people who owned a cell phone was much less than it is today.   I can remember having a cell phone when many people didn’t.  However, post-9/11 has made having a cell a necessity. I know this is true, being a person born and raised in New York...
alan-black's picture
Oct.08.2008
I failed to sleep in a small room last week. Lying on the bed, spread like Jesus, one palm on the right wall, one on the left. The overhead light played a tune, the flight of the buzz. It was too high to reach. I forgot to bring my gun. I couldn’t shoot it out. I threw a shoe at it. It buzzed...