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A NEW BARD IS CAROLING
Walt Whitman at Two Hundred
Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold
Late Night, The Dead Don’t DieMindy Kaling, the screenwriter of Late Night and Emma Thompson’s co-star, may have written what qualifies as a fantasy, but it is a fantasy that smacks of truth, even if we’ve seen some of its plot before.
Miles David Moore
HARD TO BE A JEW
In my life, I've read everything about the Holocaust and haven't touched bottom. In fact, I see Nazis everywhere.
THE NUCLEAR OPTIONThe momentary popularity of the HBO series Chernobyl, about the explosion of reactor number four on April 25, 1986, at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant near the now
-abandoned town of Pripyat, Ukraine, was an odd popularity. Michael Bettencourt
CASTLE KEEP... REVISEDObama, Barry Obama of Harvard, was a political naïf, a talker not a doer, a caretaker who
minded eight years as they went by and made certain he would be a "historical" president, the great chalk mark on the historical list marking the 1st Black president. Arthur Danín Adler
HOW I SPENT MYSELF Wow judgmental much? have you looked at the price of rent? whose fault do you think that is? taking cheap shots at young folk not very helpful. I'm turning 70 this year by the way. Claudine Jones
COMPLEXITY IS OUR BUSINESSWe had no trouble letting ex-Nazis into the country to help us with building rockets and missiles, but we have a problem with welcoming little brown babies from Mexico or Guatemala?.Nathan Thomas
OUT OF SEASONFor a while I was secure, firmly fixed in the strength of summer:On the beach I’d contemplate blue; in the mountains I had Green to think about. But let’s face it: summer’s through Patrick Walsh
AUDITION NIGHTMARES…LESSONS LEARNED Just because someone has an audition posted on some bulletin board or some web site doesn’t mean it’s an all together legitimate enterprise. Do some research.. Les Marcott
ON BEING AND NOT BEING A NATURE POETThe writer who has the gift of writing well and clearly and who can avoid producing mere propaganda is to be honored and encouraged.Gregory Luce
TONI MORRISON The Pieces I am
What comes to mind for the Steiny Road Poet after seeing this film is what a role model Morrison is for any writer, any woman, any African American.
Karren LaLonde Alenier
OLD FART VILLAGE
Mr. Big Shoton Midge’s front lawn
QUADRILLE OF TRAUMA
Conjuring August Wilson's African American Century.
Lissa Tyler Renaud
HONORING RIP TORN
Rip Torn and his wife Geraldine Page opted out of becoming “Hollywood Stars” to make independent and intelligent artistic choices. His legacy in film, TV and theatre includes a long list of credits.
NUKOON PANYADEEนุกูล ปัญญาดี
Deciding to be a freelance artist didn’t mean to stay at home and create some artworks for sale.
MATERIALS IN A SPIRITUAL WORLD
A contextual look at Kandinsky’s The Yellow Soundby Clay Gold.
POSTCARDS FROM MELBOURNE
Exploring my hometown again after an absence of twenty-five years has been an astounding experience. I managed to find a few pockets of the past among the myriad of modern edifices.
The Photography of Jon Rendell
A LESSON IN ART HISTORY
The Art of David Wiley
In A Parallel Universe...The Tree Advises Its TwigsThe Animal WithinNick Names
You said to mestand on the bridge between sleeping and awakeningthe moment between twilight and night when one can remember
We need to talk, I sayto Fred, my Seeing-Eye cat,you can’t keep Lindy-hoppingwhen I’m jitterbugging.
theatreTALOS ENSEMBLEA New Medea Noir
UNDRESS ME Michael Bettencourt
In a bar, Laura turns to Stefan and asks him to undressher by word of mouth, in his best mother tongue.
THE GREED GENE Michael BettencourtA young couple is told by their genetic counselor, the "genie of genes"that their child has the greed gene, and there is nothing they can do.
An astute and entertaining array of audio essayson an array of topics by an astute andentertaining essayist.
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