Category Archives: America

Visit Bisbee

You might want to take a trip this summer; and you might want in doing so to visit the lost places in our own lands. So you grab the old road atlas that your dad left up in the attic … Continue reading

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My View From the “Back Row”…

“It is often revealing, and fun—for the same reason I think that I love to watch Bobo hunting Bigfoot (spoiler alert, in this metaphor I think I’m Bigfoot. And yes, I do exist. I know, takes some of the fun … Continue reading

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Moby Dick

This book was not easy to read. Melville is certainly erudite and has a prodigious command of the English language; but the prose is not beautiful, nor is the structure of the novel commanding. The word count on Moby Dick … Continue reading

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Art Predicting Life in Venezuela – On Predictive Fiction

“He withdrew from his satchel his old notebooks, writings that had begun in prison and extended through his wanderings across the country, from the deceased general’s lair of sumptuous violence, to the self-governed villages attempting to free themselves from the … Continue reading

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To Talk of Many Things… (Vol. #2 – Overton)

“The eldest Oyster looked at him, But never a word he said: The eldest Oyster winked his eye, And shook his heavy head–“ And our wars of culture rage. But who knew we were fighting over a window? Specifically the … Continue reading

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To Talk of Many Things… (Vol. #1 – Obstruction)

“The time has come,” the Walrus said, “To talk of many things: Of shoes—and ships—and sealing-wax— Of cabbages—and kings— Each morning as the African mists release their hold on the stories-high trees just visible over the concertina-crowned walls of my … Continue reading

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Immigration and Reason

So we’re in for another day of craziness, of hysteria. Of a certain segment of society using every moniker, insult, and hyperbolic logical fallacy (read my post about that here, for it is important that we know how to use … Continue reading

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