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|Bookflurries-Bookchat: Non, je ne regrette rien. The Battle Cry of Villains or Heroes?
Welcome to bookchat where you can talk about anything...books, plays, essays, and books on tape. You don’t have to be reading a book to come in, sit down, and chat with us. Non, je ne regrette ...
|IL-Sen: Tammy Duckworth (D) Leads The Fight To Protect Military Families From Predatory Lending||poopdogcomedy||05/06/2015||1|
|WI-Sen: Watch Ron Johnson (R) Confess That He Would Love To Abolish The Dept. Of Education
More words of lunacy from one of the most vulnerable Senators up for re-election next year: http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/ron-johnson-abolish-department-...
|Indigo Kalliope: Poems from the Left: May's 1st Tuesday--Absorbing a Loss
My mother and our friend at my husband's and my wedding. As is often the case, I've composed a poem about what has been uppermost in my mind lately, having attended the memorial service for a ...
|PA-Sen: Toomey (R) Just Doesn't Have The Time To Explain Why He's Blocking His Own Judicial Nominee
This is ridiculous: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/05/05/pat-toomey-luis-restrepo_n_7214790.html?utm_hp_ref=...
|A Body Camera Won't Bring a Dead Boy to Life Nor Revoke a License to Kill.
Police pull up suddenly on some young black men. One of them runs. A cops gives chase. "Shots fired." One more dead. "I feared for my life." This is a script that is running on loopback in cities ...
|Will the Internet Swing the British General election? Or has our post hacking Press just lost it?
Been absent far too long from my alma mater at Daily Kos. But since some elements are inspired by US campaigning (and my journalism was inspired by first writing here) I though I might just update y'...
|Monday Murder Mystery: 2015 Agatha & Edgar Award winners
On April 29th, in New York City, the Mystery Writers of America announced the 2015 Edgar Award winners. A Monday Murder Mystery (MMM) diary with all of the nominees can be ...
|Research Rewind: Forward, Boy Commandos!
The end is near. By this I mean that I'm entering the home stretch of this year's six week long experiment in reprinting old diaries as I lurch grimly toward Kalamazoo. The paper is partially done,
|You Can't Read That!
You Can’t Read That! is a periodic post featuring banned book reviews and news roundups. YCRT! Banned Book News I linked to an earlier story on this in a previous YCRT! diary, but here's more ...
|Books Go Boom! Dai Sijie's 'Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress'
This book review is slightly long - but I crammed it full of thought, feeling, experience and imagination. Then I lovingly planished the prose until it flowed smoothly. This diary has sandpipers vs.
|Books In My Life: The Lure of Murder
The other day, I was perusing our Netflix watchlist for movies to stream as well as the Recently Watched list and then all the Because You Watched This, You Might Like This suggestions, and I turned ...
|Write On! Cheez-Its and Genre
Hello, writers. Write On! has returned now to the 8 p.m. Eastern/5 p.m. Pacific timeslot that we had previously. I hope that will be more convenient for the West Coast folks. I mentioned last week ...
|Self-publishing 101: How and why to copyright your book
I just received my official copyright notice so I thought I'd take a minute today to talk about copyrighting. The process itself is relatively easy but some of the questions along the way were a ...
|Bookflurries-Bookchat: Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction
Welcome to bookchat where you can talk about anything...books, plays, essays, and books on tape. You don’t have to be reading a book to come in, sit down, and chat with us. There are often ...
|Appetite For Blather: Indigo Kalliope: Poems From the Left
You have no one but you to blame if you cannot hear the sky. When the air is jelled and cloying, the phone book will not open. Soil packs too hard for fingernails, too soft for pails and shovels. ...
|BFSkinner bled again. Back in hospital, awaiting surgery.
Sigh. Our friend BFSkinner returned to the emergency room on Friday due to intestinal blood loss and extreme weakness. He remains hospitalized at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan, ...
|I'm Now Pro-TPP and Heart Surgery
I'm Thinking of having me some good ol' open heart surgery. A Sunday New York Times article by Gregory Mankiw, Economists Actually Agree on This: The Wisdom of Free Trade presents such a ...
|Tom Sawyer ejaculates! And when word meanings change
I was startled to find not one, but two ejaculations on the pages of “Tom Sawyer.” And here I wasn’t even sure the 139-year-old Tom has been through puberty. I wondered if perhaps I’d ...
|PA-Sen: Uncovering Pat Toomey's (R) Newsletter, 4/24/15 Edition
Received this e-mail from Joe Sestak's (D. PA) U.S. Senate campaign today: Sen. Toomey says one thing in ...
|A Needle In A Haystack
I have a heavy heart this evening. I've been living back in Wisconsin coming up on three months now, and nothing much has changed since I left over 20 years ago. It is the same Green Bay, the same ...
|Colorado is the Shiznit||04/26/2015||95|
|LGBT Literature: We Are Everywhere (and a call for writers)
LGBT Literature is a Readers and Book Lovers series dedicated to discussing books that have made an impact on the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people. From fiction to ...
|Update & Thank You from Youffraita
Hey all, if you were around last Wednesday, Youffraita got some bad news about being evicted from her apartment on very short notice. Thanks to belinda ridgewood's diary , Youffraita got some needed ...
|not a lamb||04/26/2015||20|
|Research Rewind: Around the World With Clueless Tourists
A month from now, my captivity will all be over. That's because I'll have, God willing, finished my paper, driven out to Kalamazoo with Ysabel, delivered my paper, become part of the new troika in ...
|He Could Have Been the Greatest Kossack There Ever Was. This is His Story. (Poll)
Had he lived in our times, he (we'll call him Bill) could have been a prominent blogger on Daily Kos. In fact, given his way with words and unique ability to coin new phrases, I'm sure he'd have ...
|Write On! Waking up.
Hello, writers. Write On! is returning now to the 8 p.m. Eastern/5 p.m. Pacific timeslot that we had previously. I hope this will be more convenient for the West Coast folks. Lately, for various ...
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