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matthew-michael-hanlon's picture
Apr.08.2013
So I posted last week on my personal site that I've made the whole of "The History of the Mayan Ball League" available to read from Goodreads.com. I did it in an attempt simply to get more people to read the story. I enjoyed writing it (except for the fact that it was partially inspired by the...
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Jan.07.2013
So the NHL and NHLPA finally came to their collective sense (have they any?) and ended their prolonged lockout. "NHL lockout over as owners, players reach agreement" from the Boston Globe. Which means that the legendary lockout of the Mayan Ball League (the story of which I've been shilling here...
matthew-michael-hanlon's picture
Dec.20.2012
  Mountains seem to be a theme, for this particular end of the world: http://abcnews.go.com/International/apocalypse-believers-flock-pyramid-shaped-mountain-peak/story?id=17960120#.UNMbvaUcNFI "People know I'm closed in the winter," claims Jovanovic. "But those people said they wanted to come...
matthew-michael-hanlon's picture
Dec.20.2012
So we're nearing the end, and I expect we'll see lots more of these types of things, but yet another mountain (this time in Argentina) is closing for the Mayan apocalypse.   "The invitation, signed off simply by "EBR" continued: "We will abandon our impure flesh and transport our spirit...
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Dec.19.2012
This article, "Mayan Apocalypse is Unlike Other Doomsdays", skirts the real issue with the end of the Maya calendar: "The Mayan apocalypse myths are similar to prophecies like Martins' in that they take a non-Biblical view of the end of the world. Mayan apocalypse believers get their inspiration...
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Dec.17.2012
So if, for some reason, you find that you are allergic to Amazon or Barnes & Noble (I've been told B&N may contain shellfish), there is a Kobo version: http://www.kobobooks.com/ebook/The-History-Mayan-Ball-League/book-N9KSvI... If you are Amazon and Barnes & Noble *and* Kobo-averse (I...
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Dec.06.2012
On Wednesdays Phil Naessens Show New York Times Best Selling author Ira Wagler joins Phil to discuss his blockbuster book Growing Up Amish followed by The Hockey Writers Chris Wassel who gives us all the details regarding the NHL lockout as well as some alternatives for hockey starved...
phil-naessens's picture
Sep.17.2012
This mornings topics include The New York Mets, the New York Jets and their loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers, the NHL lockout and the divisional pennant and wild card races in the American and National Leagues. Phil also has a special announcement concerning the future of the Phil Naessens Show...