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margie-marybelle-mckinnon's picture
It is hard to get my mind wrapped around statistics below that were published on CBS News and World, November 26, 2010. (AP)”A new survey says more than one in three South African men admit to having committed rape. A 2010 study led by the government-funded Medical Research Foundation says that in...
steven-nedelton's picture
If you enjoy suspense/thrillers with international settings and characters, you might find Crossroads and The Raven Affair interesting. Both novels were rated five stars by a number of reviewers and are well liked by readers. The website is at www.wix.com/snedelton/snedelton.
Arie's picture
Violence in the media has been an issue to many, specifically parents, for some time now. The pernicious images, movies, videos, and music are so common that should you turn on your television and flip through all of your channels, you are highly likely to run upon some depiction of fighting, gun...
bob-mustin's picture
If you guessed that yesterday's line was from Cormac McCarthy's Blood Meridian, you're super in my book. This is no dim western. It's blood and gore and depravity - McCarthy's "redemption through violence" book. Not sure how that works, though.   Today's Line - from one of the most...
kevin-simmonds's picture
PLEASE visit Kickstarter to learn about my new project ORIENT. It's all about creating a new anthropology for Asians and Blacks in this country.
SharonWalling's picture
    Brothers. Alarm…tickle…laughing…shower…dress…stairs…OJ…books…kiss…door. Laugh…walk…teasing…walking…car…fast…pop…falling…pop…blood.  Please! Fear. Sirens…ride…hospital…police…phonecall.   No!   Arrive…tears…questions. Sorry. Signature. Silence…home.   Awake …alarm…awake…suit…...
margie-marybelle-mckinnon's picture
Anyone abused as a child is aware of how damaging the smallest event can be to your self esteem. Someone tells you they have a 4.0 grade average at college and you think about the classes you got low grades in and change the subject. Or perhaps a friend mentions that you had worn a white dress the...
bob-mustin's picture
Gravity’s Rainbow, by Thomas Pynchon – Part 2   If one with Pynchon’s apocalyptic view of western society and his desire to write about it were to devise a novel on the subject, what form would suit his story best? In broadbrush form, it should probably consist of episodic segments using...
farzana-versey's picture
What were they thinking? Do these pictures make you cringe as you see the bruise? Does reading the copy make you feel better? Would you enroll for dance classes because it says doing the cha-cha-cha or samba can be violent unless you are under the kind and trained care of a choreographer-teacher...
bob-mustin's picture
 Gravity's Rainbow, by Thomas Pynchon - Part 1   Reading has always been meant to be entertaining, and sometimes informative, but I often pick up a book that I hope offers other rewards to this reader. Not that I want to be inundated with printed blather, you understand; it's just that the...