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Monty's Latest Blogs

Apr.01.2014 - 12:47 pm
Holden
Do you like Holden? Or do you think he's an idiot? And what does that say about you? Framing The Catcher in the Rye through a psychological lens may help in understanding...
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Mar.22.2014 - 9:27 am
Marksmanship
Qual Day was the high point of Marine Corps boot camp in '67. To graduate we had to qualify in rifle marksmanship after two weeks of training at the range. We had M-16s, 7.62 mm....
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Mar.20.2014 - 8:53 pm
Scott Fitzgerald
[possible spoilers] It is widely held that Jay Gatsby's love for Daisy was so consuming that he earned a fortune in order to win her back after she married uber-wealthy Tom...
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Mar.08.2014 - 12:10 pm
The Radical Right has roots going back to the John Birch Society in the 1950s, when co-founder Robert W. Welch accused President Dwight D. Eisenhower of being a communist...
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Comments from Monty

Mar.16.2014 - 7:13 pm
In response to: CURLEY'S WIFE: How Much Sympathy Does She Deserve?
Steinbeck created a lot of confusion about this character by interpreting Curley's wife differently for film and stage...
Mar.13.2014 - 2:20 pm
In response to: PENTAGON BURNS SOLDIER'S BIBLES
Travers has just illustrated one of the standard tactics of John Birch Society--the Distorted Slanderous Half Truth on...
Mar.09.2014 - 10:28 pm
In response to: Typewriter Day
If you're inerested in typewriters, you might like my story about a 50-year relationship with one: http://redroom.com/...
Feb.28.2014 - 8:43 pm
In response to: TRAVERS EXPLAINS EVIDENCE OF COMMUNIST INFILTRATION OF HOLLYWOOD
Either my headphones are broken or this audio is too weak to be intelligible.
Feb.04.2014 - 9:06 pm
In response to: Getting My Life Back
Spray for toxic mold, especially the bedroom and places hard to dust, corners, blinds, baseboards, behind furniture....