Category Archives: Social Commentary

I Want a “Fake News Award”

This is not normally a political blog. Yes, I do have some rather strong opinions when it comes to politics and the way my country ought to be run. To put it all in context, I like to think of … Continue reading

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I Have One On My Desk Too!

Just saying…

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An Audio-Book Review: Politics Perilous

Al Franken: Giant of the Senate By Senator Al Franken Published by Hachette Audio Read by Senator Al Franken   The Book: I cannot honestly say that I did not know what to expect when I downloaded and started listening … Continue reading

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An Audio-Book Review: Going in Circles!

Around the World in Seventy-Two Days By Nellie Bly Published by Librivox.org Read by Mary Reagan   The Book: After enjoying Ten Days in a Mad House, much to my surprise, I found I was interested in reading Nellie Bly’s … Continue reading

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An Audio-Play Review: Hey, Barkeep! I’ll have a Shot of Yakov’s Elixer!

The Inspector General By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Translated by Thomas Seltzer Published by LIbrivox.org Performed by a full cast The Play: According to the translator’s note, “The Inspector General,” (or simply “The Inspector”) and other reviewers is one of the … Continue reading

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An Audio-Book Review: Seeing Things and Hearing Voices (That are Really There)

Ten Days in a Madhouse By Nellie Bly Published by Librivox.org Read by Alys AtteWater   The Book: Nellie Bly (aka Elizabeth Jane Cochraine Seaman) has always been an interesting person to me. She was a journalist who gained notoriety … Continue reading

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An Audio-Book Review: A Possible Glimpse of the Future

Anchorite By Randall Garrett Published by Librivox.org Read by Phil Chenovert   The Book: According to my on-line dictionary, an “Anchorite” is a religious hermit, one who has retired from the world. I tried to see if that applied here … Continue reading

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