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What's in a Name?

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 01.08.2015 | Home
Mark Rubinstein

However a writer selects a name, it must fit and exemplify that character. The mention of the name should bring to mind an entire set of personality traits; a certain look; and feeling tone. The name should evoke a strong image in the reader's mind, and have a ring of authenticity.

GOP Succeeds in Shutting Down Government -- Fails to Stop ObamaCare

Robert Creamer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Robert Creamer

Like the hero in a James Bond or Indiana Jones movie, Obamacare has faced new mortal threats at every turn. And like James Bond or Indiana Jones, each time it has emerged unscathed when the smoke of battle cleared.

Ahab at Starbucks

Laurence Hughes | Posted 06.09.2011 | Comedy
Laurence Hughes

Whenever it was a damp, drizzly November in my soul, I would drop by Mr. Starbuck's for a steaming double-cupped grande vanilla latte with extra foam....

Shirt Made Out Of 'Moby Dick' Pages

mediabistro.com | Jason Boog on Sep 29, 2010 10:23 AM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

For her entry in a t-shirt contest, reader Kristin Walko created an entire t-shirt out of pages from "Moby Dick."...

The Alienated Jew: Elijah On The Run From Ahab

David Shasha | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
David Shasha

Today's Jews largely emulate the national values of Ahab. They are first concerned with the military power of Israel and are obsessed with its enemies, whereas the Hebrew Prophets criticized the powerful and mighty in Israel.

Moby Bedbug

Steve Ettlinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Steve Ettlinger

A few weeks ago I prepared to go on vacation. But alas, the final move prior to hopping into the car was to strip and flip the mattress, and lo and behold, there were five bedbugs on one corner.