Monthly Archives: October 2017

ON THIS DAY: October 18, 2017

October 18th is Alaska Day * Chocolate Cupcake Day No Beard Day Hard-Boiled Detective Day * Rocky Horror Picture Show Day * _________________________________________________________ MORE! Nicholas Culpeper, Mary Wroth and  Dashiell Hammett, click

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Poems for National Black Poetry Day

_____________________________________________ cutting greens by Lucille Clifton curling them around i hold their bodies in obscene embrace thinking of everything but kinship. collards and kale strain against each strange other away from my kissmaking hand and the iron bedpot. the pot … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: October 17, 2017

October 17th is Black Poetry Day * Mulligan Day * Wear Something Gaudy Day * International Day for the Eradication of Poverty * ________________________________________________________ MORE!  Jupiter Hammon, Elinor Glyn and Guglielmo Marconi, click

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Stephen Miller: demography sans democracy

  By ann summers Stephen “dont call me Space Cowboy Maurice” Miller has shrewdly used his time to feather his own WH nest by controlling immigration policy while his noisier counterpart Steve Bannon was fighting with everybody else. One can … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: October 16, 2017

October 16th is National Dictionary Day * National Ether Day * National Feral Cat Day * National Liqueur Day World Food Day * _________________________________________________________ MORE! Oscar Wilde, Margaret Sanger and Bibliotheca Alexandrina, click

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TCS: Music for All Hallow’s Eve

Good Morning! _________________________________________________________ Welcome to The Coffee Shop, just for you early risers on Monday mornings. This is an Open Thread forum, so if you have an off-topic opinion burning a hole in your brainpan, feel free to add a … Continue reading

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Comparing the incomparable

By ann summers Comparisons were always the way art historians developed arguments for analyzing by comparing formal qualities but also useful cultural resemblances that could make identifying the authenticity of a legitimate (collectible) artwork. Comparing films in the same way … Continue reading

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