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cry him a river

Varying degrees of madness. A creepy but vulnerable figure escaping his awkward urges with bloodhounds on his trail. It is an intangible sliver of hope. ┬áPeter Lorre gives pause for a reflection on the nature of evil, particularly who the … Continue reading

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flight from reason: a merry prank on a dark star?

It was the end of the world as they knew it. It was the Age of Unreason. Works of pop art like the Campbell’s soup can by Andy Warhol, the Impossible Art of Ralph Ortiz killing chickens,and Dennis Oppenheims, “Cyclonic … Continue reading

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DREAMING Of A SUMERIAN CHRISTMAS: God Anxiety Between Two Rivers

The Sumerians stood in awe of their gods, whom they conceived as dwelling in the forces of nature- which might capriciously destroy men- as well as in man-made temples and figurines- where they might be cajoled into acting as humanity’s … Continue reading

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MALEVOLENT WILDLIFE: Oh, The Amazon is Calling

There’s a danger zone, not a stranger zone Than the little plot I walk on that I call my home Full of eerie sights, weird and skeery sights Ev’ry vicious animal that creeps and crawls and bites!! On the Amazon, … Continue reading

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FREEDOM IS JUST ANOTHER WORD FOR NOTHING LEFT TO LOSE

She’s got no braids in the inkwell, no money on the prize. Ain’t got no boyfriend behind her that she can’t hypnotize. And if you wanna see yourself without delusions or delies. All you do is just look into her … Continue reading

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A Hopalong with the Man in Black

”Like all heroic tales, the story is an intertwining of many lives, including Grace Bradley, a 12 year-old girl who fell in love with a charismatic silent film star and ten years later fulfilled her childhood vow to marry him, … Continue reading

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A Banjo in Babylon

” Babylon” ,Psalm 137 is read against the backdrop of the Babylonian exile, often interpreted as a metaphor for personal exile and the search within. The psalm is generally understood as an allegory for sinful thought which is brought into … Continue reading

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