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Loins Heavy With Blood: HST’s Words On the Quest for the White House Still Ring True

    Loins Heavy With Blood: HST’s Words On the Quest for the White House Still Ring True

After watching the candidates circle one another during the second presidential debate, seeing the intensity in their gazes, and being uncomfortable with Mitt Romney’s pushiness toward the moderator, I couldn’t

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Moby Dick’s 161st: It’s Not Just About A-Whalin’

Moby Dick’s 161’s anniversary is today (not the whale’s, but the book’s). If you haven’t read this novel, I highly recommend it. It’s not just about a-whalin’, it’s about God,

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Tiny Little Jewels Of Reality

ADAM MICHAEL LUEBKE Los Angeles From the Love of Zero, 35mm film by Robert Florey For all of his moments of fumbling haziness, Hunter S Thompson dictated the woes of

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Donald O’Donovan’s Orgasmo To Be Dear Dirty America’s First Blogged Novel

ADAM MICHAEL LUEBKE Los Angeles  (Open Books has published Orgasmo. Posts from the novel have been removed from this blog. Please find the book here.) Dear Dirty America has begun blogging

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Reading For A Fresh Understanding of Humanity

One man has a Stephen King problem. In describing how much he can’t admire King’s prose, he does shed light

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Humans Like Frogs In Bug Jars

DDA I’m still trying to get a grip on a blog called Confessions of A Former White Hat Operative. The

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Bloomsday, One Day Late

ADAM MICHAEL LUEBKE North Dakota A hack of a writer wrote a piece about his five favorite lines (and passages)

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Nothing Can Be Won from Beggars

ADAM MICHAEL LUEBKE Los Angeles Robert Reich makes the point: Corporate profits are healthy largely because companies have found ways

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In Need of A Soul Massage

ADAM MICHAEL LUEBKE Los Angeles St. Felix of Nicosia The book’s section is called “recognition”. In Sarah Shun-Lien Bynum’s novel

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The Novel As Graffiti

DONALD O’DONOVAN Years ago in New York I used to write on the subway walls with a magic marker. I’d copy passages out of my novels-in-progress, then I’d lurk nearby

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