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October 2, 2008
by kwikle
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Blind to Protest Film Adaption of Jose Saramago’s Blindness

Blind plan to protest the Oct 3rd US Release of Blindness The chairman of the commission for the blind Marc Maurer is planning on staging a protest for the film adaptation of the 1998 Novel Blindness by Portuguese Nobel Laureate … Continue reading

May 16, 2008
by kwikle
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Finished the Patrick O’Brian Aubrey Maturin Series

For those that don’t know Patrick O’Brian’s works, and who may not have read my other posts on Aubrey/Maturin, I will quickly summarize. Patrick O’Brian over the course of several decades wrote 21 books based on Lord Cochrane an active … Continue reading

February 6, 2008
by kwikle
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Caesar: Life of a Colossus

Oddly enough the opening introduction of this massive volume on the seemingly inexhaustible topic of Gaius Julius Caesar was one of the best parts. This doesn’t detract from the excellent work of Adrian Goldsworthy. Historical parallels are supposed to be … Continue reading

October 10, 2007
by kwikle
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Spook Country Review, second watered tea

Out of all of William Gibson’s Novels, “Spook Country”:http://www.amazon.com/Spook-Country-William-Gibson/dp/0399154302/ref=pd_sim_b_shvl_title_1/102-4362146-7999342 is the least evocative. A lot of Gibson’s now all too common critics read and loved Neuromancer for its impenetrable descriptions of the ephemeral and then unknowable internet, (or cyberspace), the … Continue reading

May 30, 2007
by kwikle
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The Romantic Journey-WMCKA Symposium 2007

I picked Jon Turk up at the Kalamazoo airport on Friday after work. I’d heard that he wasn’t as chatty and vivacious as some of the younger pups we’d had to symposium over the last few years. Simon and Justine … Continue reading

April 11, 2007
by kwikle
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Where do good lit nerds go when they die?

The *”Typewriter Museum”:http://www.typewritermuseum.org/* of course. The museum is rife with imagery for the aspiring historical nut looking to find everything from typewriter postcards, unusual models, and even typewriter erotica. Yes you heard me. Scantily clad, provocative women wrapping their stocking … Continue reading