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richard-goodman's picture
Last Exit to Brooklyn I have no idea how many of you have heard of, or read, the book with this title. It was published by Grove Press in 1964. I read it about then. I was nineteen, maybe twenty. When I read that book, with its ripped-scab depictions of drug addicts and whores and...
amy-palleson's picture
It is a philosophical conundrum akin to the sound of one hand clapping that a nation borne out of a desire for freedom can bear citizens who so easily allow others to tell us how to think and what to feel.  But we Americans dream big.   Too big.    And are a blend of...
chris-bohjalian's picture
This is the time of the year when we are most likely to hear “Abraham, Martin and John” on the radio. You know the song. It was a hit for Dion in 1968. It’s an homage to Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King, Jr., and John and Robert Kennedy. It’s wistful, elegiac, and perhaps a little saccharine. It...
dr-steve-mcswain's picture
This article first appeared on the Huffington Post. Read it here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/steve-mcswain/america-sucks_b_3109063.html   "America Sucks!" Those were the words written on the subway wall. Disappointment. Frustration. Fearfulness. Sums up the "state of affairs" in America, uh...
bobby-nash's picture
He is the Nation's Ace Troubleshooter, the Country's Amazing Master Spy! Jeff Shannon is The Eagle- America's Ultimate Secret Agent! And He Flies Again in six all new stories in THE NEW ADVENTURES OF THE EAGLE, the latest PULP OBSCURA release from Pro Se Productions, in conjunction with ALTUS...
ivan-g-goldman's picture
My story about the alien spore of Golden Boy Promotions eating the brain of Ring magazine, a triumph of capitalism over sport, is now online & fully accessible to all at the Columbia Journalism Review site. Here are the first few paragraphs, followed by a link to the entire article. Let’s get...
yolande-barial's picture
When I was writing about the wisdom of my father on August 23rd I googled his name to make sure that I had the dates of his birth and his death correct. My father’s name popped up in association with a book, Black Sailor, White Navy, I clicked on it and the book cover popped up. It was a the face...
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manny-pacheco's picture
One of the talented co-writers of the iconic I Love Lucy has died. Madelyn Pugh was part of Lucille Ball’s creative team throughout her radio and television career. Together with her partner, Bob Carroll, Jr., they spent 50 years collaborating on shows including My Favorite Husband, The Lucy-Desi...
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http://www.thekingcenter.org/KingHoliday/ Wikiepedia says that " Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a United States federal holiday marking the birthday of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. It is observed on the third Monday of January each year, which is around the time of King's birthday, January...