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earl-merkel's picture
Apr.09.2014
It's always good to take a moment every now & then to re-read the American Constitution...  (Photo, at right) (sigh) But while it's always entertaining to see John Hancock's John Hancock, I was hoping Ms. Louis-Dreyfus was going to include the other 39 signatures, too. Just to be...
james-hoch's picture
Nov.16.2013
Today and tomorrow (11/16 & 17) my newest novel, TATS, is up for a FREE download as part of Amazon’s KDP Select program. TATS is a fast paced techno-thriller, a bit reminiscent of Michael Crichton. TATS will draw you into a situation in which a secret formula to produce the “super soldier” is...
james-hoch's picture
Oct.22.2013
   Profanity! It’s been around a long time and just as our language evolves so have cuss words. Some people are easily offended by it while others incorporate it into their language fluidly.    So how long have we been swearing. I checked Wikipedia and it stated,   ...
JohnnyOla's picture
Jul.11.2013
  My Uncle Junior had a tattoo on his forearm. It was blue and ugly – so ugly in fact, you couldn’t even tell what it was. But that was alright because my Uncle Junior was one tough nut. He was a warrior. You wouldn’t think that to look at him, but if you put on an enemy uniform and walked...
michael-seidel's picture
Sep.08.2012
I've been thinking about gymnasiums and tattoos. My work computer's updates didn't go well yesterday. This was a Lotus Notes update, expected to take less than an hour. After six hours and three attempts, it's still not done. The install kept telling me that Lotus Notes or Symphony was running. My...
margie-marybelle-mckinnon's picture
Aug.20.2011
  You don’t have to be a Bob Dylan fan to see that the times they are a changing.They always do. You can no more hold time in your hand and keep it from moving on than you can change the number of stars in the sky. The entire world is on a time table moving us through history into the future...
dale-estey's picture
Dec.05.2010
Lit Ink by David Goodwillie Forget butterflies or skull and bones, the new tattoo fad is Plath, Faulkner, and other quotes from famous authors. David Goodwillie talks to the authors of a new book, The Word Made Flesh, for the latest literary craze. On a hot summer day in 2009, two bookish young...
pamela-ferris-olson's picture
Nov.22.2010
  Slavery is not dead in America. Human trafficking – forcing people to work against their will –  is the second-largest criminal industry in the world; illegal sale of drugs is first. The money raised by trafficking girls for sex is used to purchase illegal drugs and guns, two commodities...
bob-levin's picture
Sep.27.2010
The Comics Journal has just put up my appreciation of the underground cartoonist Greg Irons (and Patrick Rosenzweig's biographic assesment "You Call This Art?!")   My opening paragraph is:  Some artists seem to have had greatness as their destination as surely as if a tracking device...
christiane-wells's picture
Sep.05.2010
Last night I was working on the part of the book about my time at Kansas State University and it triggered me. It triggered the feelings of loss and failure that came from the experience, and also the period of darkness in my life that followed it. I got two tattoos when I was at Kansas State....