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Russ Ryan
Russ Ryan is the author of It's Just A Dog, a novel about a world famous dog painter's dog who dies, and then comes back as a talking ghost. Available in Kindle and paperback on

Entries by Russ Ryan

14 Movie Clips That Will Make You Love Your Mom Even More This Mother's Day!

(1) Comments | Posted May 7, 2015 | 2:32 PM

Hollywood has given us a bundle of fuzzy, heartwarming moments celebrating the joys of motherhood -- many more than could ever be included in one single listicle! So, here's just a few old school classics that will make you appreciate your own mom even more this Mother's Day holiday weekend!

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Frank Underwood Graduation Speech: The House of Cards Guide To Life

(0) Comments | Posted May 28, 2014 | 12:00 PM


This past weekend, I attended my niece's graduation at a small liberal arts college in the Midwest, and I was surprised to see that the keynote speaker for the commencement address was Francis J. "Frank" Underwood, the master manipulator politician from...

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Malcolm Gladwell Makes a Strong 'Impressionist' With His Big Fish-Little Pond Theory

(8) Comments | Posted October 28, 2013 | 12:39 PM

Malcolm Gladwell, the thought-provoking New York Times bestselling author of The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers, and What the Dog Saw, has a new book out called David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants, which features a fresh take on the old Big Fish-Little Pond...

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So, Your Dog Died? Write a Book About It!

(7) Comments | Posted October 16, 2013 | 10:46 AM

2013-10-15-dogdiedbookhuffingtonpost.jpgEver since college, I always dreamed of writing a novel (not The Great American Novel -- just a 'Good Enough' one), but never had the material that seemed worthy of such an undertaking.

And then my dog died. His name was Petey, and...

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