Category Archives: Culture

Abortive Letters and Hopeless Juxtapositions

While Expressionism showed angry gods of truth and falsehood tearing through the city with images sparked off the anvil of reality, dada showed the city as meaningless signs, a collage of abortive letters and hopeless juxtapositions. — Tobias Churton Advertisements

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Did Russian ASS

make Trump into a Russian ASSET?

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X-Ray

A preamble in the past — the outsider wants to give the heroine his heart valentine, but she finds him too odd, and prefers the fast track talent of the popular swain. Sadly the latter is racked, like a coat, … Continue reading

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“The Red Parts: Autobiography of a Trial” by Maggie Nelson, Graywolf, $16 and “Jane Doe January: My Twenty-Year Search For Truth and Justice” by Emily Winslow, Morrow, $29.99.

  I recently read two great true crime narratives, The Red Parts: Autobiography of a Trial by Maggie Nelson and Jane Doe January: My Twenty Year Search For  Truth and Justice by Emily Winslow, that started me thinking about the … Continue reading

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from the Great Lakes Center for the Literary Arts Literocity Book Culture Club

Homer Pettingil was a decent little man – sober, industrious, a pillar of his community, until he… attended a convention, met up with a back-slapping buddy, drank enough daiquiris to douse his discretion, accepted the invitations of a shady lady … Continue reading

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nOTICE

i wILL bE dEBATING aT tHE cOMPASSIONATE cOMMUNITY cENTER oN tHE tOPIC oF ‘nON_VIOLENT cOMMUNICATION” i wILL bE aDVOCATING aGAINST pROPS wILL bE uSED rAIN wEAR aDvised

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The Hidden Window Mystery

By Carolyn Keene Nancy Drew #34 1956 edition

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AA Alley

The shape of a city changes more quickly than the heart of a mortal, and this is why, since Baudelaire, the city has served as a source for poetry. — Vincent Kaufmann

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Literary Thrillers Versus Thrilling Thrillers

I just finished a recent release, “The Devil You Know” by Elisabeth de Mariaffi, that seemed promising and began pretty engagingly, but by the time I reached the end, had me wanting to throw it against the wall. I then … Continue reading

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Dead

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