Monthly Archives: October 2018

Poetry as Semi-Autobiography

Richard Cory There are many theories as to whom Richard Cory refers. Some have suggested that two individuals who lived in Gardiner, Maine (Robinson’s home town) may have been the models for the character: Sedgewick Plummer; and Frank Anne. Some … Continue reading

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The Perfect Woman?

According to the Daily Mail According to Me: Sarah Shahi

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Blowing Up the Opposition

“Suspicious” Devices in the Mail One was found in George Soros’ mailbox yesterday. That alerted the police to a potential threat to other liberals. Today, the rest were delivered. This is unprecedented. Two former Democratic Presidents were targeted. But this … Continue reading

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It Started with One Man…

A New Form of Protest Recently, one of the other administrators of Fountain International’s Facebook page posted this image from last January. It has had a lot of interest paid to it, in the form of ‘likes’ and other reactions. … Continue reading

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How They Got It (Mostly) Right

Jesus Christ Superstar (1973) Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice collaborated on a rock opera concept album in 1970. Then it was staged in the West End of London, and, later, Broadway in New York. The story was intended to … Continue reading

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Green with Envy

Anne with an E Last night’s episode unfolded in a very methodical, orderly fashion. Anne felt unloved and unlovable. Why? Because she felt ugly with her red hair. The backstory took us to her orphanage days where she was the … Continue reading

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His Story Through Her Eyes

Jamestown I caught the first episode of this British series on PBS last night. It seems to be a reasonable facsimile of what life in the 1700’s would have been like in Virginia. (Interestingly, it was almost totally filmed in … Continue reading

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