Category: Life

The weekend cometh

On this day in 1940, Walt Disney’s animated musical film Fantasia was released. I don’t recall seeing Fantasia as a child. If memory serves I saw it in re-release when I was in college. But what a groundbreaking film. And a film that, along with things like Looney Tunes, introduced children and adults alike to …

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Thursday Randomness

No one says a novel has to be one thing. It can be anything it wants to be, a vaudeville show, the six o’clock news, the mumblings of wild men saddled by demons. – Ishmael Reed I once escorted Ishmael Reed on a book tour around Washington, D.C. That’s a true story. I was between …

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