When I got my MA in English Lit I had to read more than 100 great works. I was 22, and didn't have much of an idea about the great themes or historical context. I was overwhelmed and pretty clueless. But the following books changed my life
"Shoot with accuracy; aim high and remember it takes blood, sweat and tears to win" is a frightening statement, Sarah. It is not funny; it is threatening.
It seems everybody wants to write like Jeffrey Fox. I framed Jeff Fox as the new Machiavelli, explaining to the princes of the 21st century how the business world really worked.
On March 9, 2010, Karl Rove, "Bush's Brain" released a self-aggrandizing contrivance of his political past, Courage and Consequence, in all of its har...
Publisher HarperCollins has announced Sarah Palin's next venture in book makin.' According to them, she is working on a "celebration of American virtues and strengths." Good Lord, you've got to be kidding.
Palin has left a wide swath of human collateral damage in her wake. Now add the inimitable Meg Stapleton to the list.
The Kardashians look like Ozzie and Harriet compared to the Palins. It's perfect, a horribly dysfunctional, morally bankrupt, greedy, fame-obsessed, Christian conservative family, with guns! Sign me up!
According to the spokesperson, the CIA first noted a dramatic increase in the unintelligible utterances around the time of the launch of Gov. Palin's book, Going Rogue.
I've got an idea for how to change independent film and kick-start the kind of serious attention that video-on-demand seems to require. And it all s...
When Ferris speaks, he does not come across as a rock star, an object of literary affection, or someone who has grown a large head from his success.
For the past few years, the answer for many first time authors has come in the form of participating in a collaborative book project.
I am writing a novel. It is about the next Great Recession that will occur in this decade. The book's subtext will cite the next Great Real Estate Bub...
The news is on my nerves. I'm feeling sad for the world, and for my country. By now the sights that emerge around the clock from Haiti don't teach me anything more than I already know about the suffering.
Under the Dome is about what happens when a place and the people who live there are locked inside a glass dome: no one can get in and no one can get out.
Contemptible as Pat Robertson's Haiti statement is -- in the eyes of God and of all humanity -- I'd just as soon dispose of it by ignoring it... let it fade out as the static it is. Except that it's not just static.
Sarah Palin recently nabbed the spotlight in another news cycle regarding her upcoming speech at the National Tea Party Convention. The ex-Governor reportedly rakes in $100,000 for each speech she delivers.
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Published on September 24th, 2013