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Stefan Rudnicki interviews Harlan Ellison

Over on Downpour, Stefan Rudnicki interviews Harlan Ellison. The chief factor that goes into my wanting to narrate my own stories is that they are my children. I know their quirks, I know their flaws, I know where the emphasis … Continue reading

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From Decision Points by George W. Bush

I re-read some of this book (published in 2010) this weekend, and am reminded of the perspective of President Bush during the time following 9/11. He describes being given the badge of someone who died when the towers fell, and … Continue reading

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Books In

  Bought some books this weekend! Wayfaring Stranger by James Lee Burke I’ve enjoyed all of James Lee Burke that I’ve read to date. All of them have been Robicheaux books – well written, dark, violent stories about Dave Robicheaux, … Continue reading

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Buffalo Gals, Won’t You Come Out Tonight by Ursula K. Le Guin

There are times that I can clearly see the box I live in. Reading a flummoxing story often helps me do that, and “Buffalo Gals, Won’t You Come Out Tonight” is one of those. The story has a mythic quality, … Continue reading

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Jeffty is Five by Harlan Ellison

If you are a Harlan Ellison fan and haven’t heard him read one of his stories, you really owe it to yourself to find one of them. After hearing “Jeffty is Five” (again), I wonder why more audiobook narrators don’t … Continue reading

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St. Francis de Sales

Today is the Feast Day of St. Francis de Sales. Julie and I talked about Introduction to the Devout Life, a book he wrote in 1609, on the Good Story Podcast (Episode 51). I am thinking about a friend of … Continue reading

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