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Hey, if we’re going to continue with the grand renaming of everything, I might as well plump for my own candidate. This date has long been the time when the New England autumnal colors start to peak, up here at the northern end of their range. A dedicated leaf-peeper can start up here and follow […]
I wake up and scan CNN for the morning news and find this: “The “OK” hand gesture is now a hate symbol, according to a new report by the Anti-Defamation League.” I really really hate it when something long-time innocuous or even positive gets co-opted by the alt-right extremist nutjobs, so that it’s no longer […]
They call it Season Four, but it’s post-VM-the-Movie, so I suppose we’re supposed to regard the movie as Season Three Point Five? Anyhow . . . good show, better than Original Season Three, also better than VM-the-Movie. And like everyone else on the internet, I have opinions about That Ending. SPOILER ALERT SPOILER ALERT SPOILER […]
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Free download, in accessible, searchable Epub format, with live links to 740+ original documents: the Report On The Investigation Into Russian Interference In The 2016 Presidential Election (“The Mueller Report”). Read it. Really. It’s important.
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS Ian Randal Strock’s Fantastic Books has contracted with James D. Macdonald, Judith K. Dial, and Tom Easton for an anthology of 40 short horror stories to be called HORROR FOR THE THRONE ONE-SITTING READS We will open … Continue reading
Stories Old and New with Meg Macdonald, Friday, June 21st, 11:00 AM at Barbara’s Bookstore, Hawthorne Mall, Vernon Hills Il. Admission: free. Be there, or have to explain to your children and grandchildren (in addition to an entire chapter in … Continue reading
Now Arnold to New York has gone, A-fighting for his King, And left poor Major André On the gallows for to swing. From the place where Major André came ashore to the place where he was hanged is just 22 … Continue reading
Event:Music Institute Chorale Concert Come Rain or Come Shine A Celebration of the Joys of Nature Featuring special guest Raúl Fernández, percussion Date: Sunday June 9 2019, 3:00 PM Location: Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Avenue, Evanston Contact: 847.905.1500 or www.musicinst.org/chorale Ticket Cost: $15 adults; $10 … Continue reading
From Miscellaneous Handkerchief Tricks That You Can Do : Including a fifteen minute act “The Silky Slicker” by George De Lawrence, published by Gerald Heaney, Berlin, Wisconsin, 1921. Pages 32-33. You absolutely cannot succeed in these modern days of “jazz” … Continue reading
From now through the 1st of January, two of our e-books are on sale over at Smashwords at a special promotional price: Free. They represent the two major genres in which we work: fantasy and science fiction. So, if you’ve … Continue reading
Tomorrow night (Saturday the 10th) I’ll be part of the “Live entertainment” at the Vermont Fantasy Masquerade Ball. Get dressed to the nines—mask and all—and join us for the Fantasy Masquerade Ball by Vermont Gatherings, held at the Champlain Valley Exposition! … Continue reading
Was Uncle Tom’s Cabin written by a feminine hand? No, it was written by Harriet Beecher’s toe. For years, pretty much all I knew about Uncle Tom’s Cabin, the novel, was that it existed. Important in the social history of … Continue reading