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suellen-ocean's picture
Mar.14.2014
It's interesting that Beatle mania was used to describe the lads from England when they broke into the hearts of North Americans. There is an expression for an excessive fondness for English styles, music, customs, etc.; it's called "Anglo-mania." Isn't there another expression called the "Beatles...
dr-steve-mcswain's picture
Feb.28.2014
I just witnessed the most remarkable display of ingenuity, creativity, and organization I’ve seen in a long time. I got off the shuttle bus at the LAX airport in LA, after a short ride from the Hilton Hotel. The bus driver, who doubled as a baggage handler, managed to board 25 passengers, arrange...
suellen-ocean's picture
Sep.26.2012
The very first five-pointed star may have been found by archeologists. Known as a pentagram, it is also historically Solomon's Seal, used by the King of Judah in the 10th century B.C.E. Solomon was the son of King David. Today the Star of David that adorns the flag of the nation of Israel is six-...
sheila-english's picture
Oct.29.2011
The latest romantic thriller from author Shiloh Walker begins with a scream, literally and doesn't let up until the end. Set in small town Kentucky, where everyone thinks they know everyone else, Lena Riddle hears a scream echo through the night. Calls to police are worthless as law enforcement can...
suellen-ocean's picture
Sep.08.2011
While traveling through Kentucky, I saw many five-pointed stars on homes and barns. There are a variety of answers to what these stars signify but the one I liked best was when my cousin said she thought they were the symbol for Texas, the Lone Star of Texas. But in Kentucky and in several other...
kate-clinton's picture
Sep.28.2010
Three cities in three days! You guessed it—I couldn’t use my bike. Gay Pride week at the University of Louisville this year highlighted the L of LGBTQQ and they asked this old L to be there. Their strong LGBT group organized a fabulous flash mob in the student cafeteria complete with rainbow...
katerina-stoykova-klemer's picture
Aug.11.2010
Accents Publishing's Founder and Senior Editor Katerina Stoykova-Klemer is featured in an interview on KET television's One to One with Bill Goodman (August 8 - August 14, 2010). You can watch a recording of the episode here: http://www.ket.org/cgi-bin/cheetah/watch_video.pl?nola=KONON+000529&...
jayne-lyn-stahl's picture
Mar.02.2010
One senator stands alone in stopping a measure that would cover those whose unemployment benefits have expired. That senator is a former major league baseball player, and Republican from Kentucky. His name is Jim Bunning--call him Ebenezer Bunning. One might call Sen. Bunning's actions those of a...
matt-beynon-rees's picture
Jan.19.2010
In the current Library Journal, my forthcoming Palestinian crime novel, THE FOURTH ASSASSIN (out Feb. 1) gets a good review that highlights the themes and implications beyond the solving of the mystery. For those who don't have a copy of the magazine (in which case you'll have missed the award for...
jeff-biggers's picture
Dec.09.2009
posted on Huffingtonpost, Dec. 9, 2009 As world leaders gather for the Copenhagen Climate Summit, we plan to make our own Copenhagen pledge here at home: It's time to envision a coal-free future. It's time for clean energy independence. For starters, here in Kentucky we disagree with Commerce...