Remarkable Findings

Ida Stewart
August 25, 2014
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I captured this video a few months ago while reading the late Irene McKinney’s last poetry collection, which I blogged about here. I intended to post this video back then, but at the time I found myself unable to say…

Robin Williams, What a Concept

Cody Walker
August 12, 2014
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“His bearing is intensely Zen and almost mournful, and when he’s not putting on voices he speaks in a low, tremulous baritone—as if on the verge of tears—that would work very well if he were delivering a funeral eulogy. He…

Laurels and Hardy

Cody Walker
August 6, 2014
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I’ve been thinking about the North Carolina poet laureate controversy. As you may have heard, Governor Pat McCrory appointed Valerie Macon, a self-published and (from the little evidence available online) not very talented poet, to the position several weeks ago.…

Why We Chose It

Geeta Kothari
August 1, 2014
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“On Being a Mother,” by Mara Naselli Essays that reveal their true nature as they progress have to strike a balance between misdirection and staying the course. The art lies in the writer’s ability to establish the reader’s trust as…

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