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Kurt Weill Songs

Nanna’s Song Youkali Surabaya Johnny Pirate Jenny Lost in the Stars

Family Affection

One evening at the Sleep No More tavern (here I am with my wife and niece, played by Sara Ann Parker and Mallory Gracenin), their photographer came by to take photos for publicity. A woman in her late 40s, who was extremely inebriated, left her husband at their table to come over, while the photographer […]

HOW THE WOLVES REMINDED ME OF MY CONTRIBUTION TO AMERICAN LITERARY HISTORY (rev.) My Voyage on a Stream of Consciousness

Source: HOW THE WOLVES REMINDED ME OF MY CONTRIBUTION TO AMERICAN LITERARY HISTORY (rev.) My Voyage on a Stream of Consciousness

WEBELO  

The camp is filled with Webelos this week, 10-year-olds tenting in the forest to be trained in the special lore Boy Scouts need at 11. . Trekking to Apache campsite, you don’t let me carry your gear. You barely watch as I leave to find the parking lot. . The trees behind me echo with […]

U.S. as Colony

Media pundits are beginning to say that recent political events suggest that the U.S. is becoming a third-world country. This is, in fact, the successful culmination of an Establishment effort that began in the 1970s. During the 1950s and 1960s, European countries had to give up almost all of their colonies worldwide. Seeing that the […]

DICKIE DO & DICKIE DEE – Or, Life in New Jersey

Because we ordered something once from a catalog, we get dozens of catalogs a month, from highbrow to the very low. One of the latter offers t-shirts with the legend “The Dickie Do Club,” detailed as follows: “My gut hangs out more than my dickie do.” . Would someone actually buy one for himself? Or […]

WOOZLES, FACTOIDS & FACTS

Originally posted on GARDNER SPEAKS:
(I feel uncomfortable—and lazy—using Wikipedia for my research in an essay about the validity of information in discourse but, yes, I am lazy. Besides, this Wikipedia information seems well sourced. Anyway, to quote:)  A Woozle is an imaginary creature in . . . Winnie the Pooh, published 1926. In chapter…