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LBJ and Veterans Day

Doug Bradley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Doug Bradley

It was a week before the November 3 presidential election but, quite honestly, since I couldn't even vote and, I could have cared less. My sights were set on attending college the following fall and eventually becoming a lawyer. The world was going to be my oyster. Or so I thought.

Indeed

Zoe Piponides | Posted 11.18.2013 | Fifty
Zoe Piponides

Zoe Piponides is a teacher of English and passionate about poetry. She is always on the lookout for new collections and feels it necessary to return t...

Laugharne, Wales: Heart of the Dylan Thomas Trail

Emilie C. Harting | Posted 11.05.2013 | Travel
Emilie C. Harting

In Laugharne, a small coastal town twenty miles west of Swansea, the soul of Dylan Thomas lingers on.

The Romantic Charm Of Wales

Barbara Barton Sloane | Posted 05.08.2013 | Travel
Barbara Barton Sloane

It was built in 1131 as a religious house by Cistercian Monks and despite the shell of this structure being open to the skies, it remains the best-preserved medieval abbey in Wales.

10 Ways To Be A Literary Rogue (PHOTOS)

Andrew Shaffer | Posted 04.06.2013 | Books
Andrew Shaffer

Way before musicians and actors cornered the market on misbehavior, writers were flooding hotel rooms and testing their livers' upper limits.

CultureZohn: I Spent New Year's Eve With Richard Burton

Patricia Zohn | Posted 03.12.2013 | Books
Patricia Zohn

It had taken all fall to try to set this up -- and I even had to take a back seat to Lindsay Lohan. But it was worth the wait. Richard Burton was the kind of man I had always imagined for whom one could throw everything over. We all get crushes on movie stars and rock stars but Burton was something unique.

Movie Review: Crazy Eyes

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.09.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Crazy Eyes was spawned by the same boozy mentality (and, sometimes, sentimentality) that has inspired the work of everyone from Dylan Thomas to Charles Bukowski.

The Hard Stretching of Oneself

Brian D. Cohen | Posted 08.15.2012 | Education
Brian D. Cohen

In recognizing the achievements of individual students by awarding prizes and honors, do we encourage our students to seek our recognition as an end in itself?

State Dept., Florida Lawmakers Cited For Free Speech Violations

AP | ZINIE CHEN SAMPSON | Posted 06.12.2012 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. — Enacting a law that bars doctors from discussing gun safety with their patients. Slicing the "f-word" from a designated free-spe...

Working Out Shouldn't Be About Getting A 'Perfect Body'

Mina Samuels | Posted 10.18.2011 | Healthy Living
Mina Samuels

As Eckhart Tolle recommends in "Power Of Now," scan your physical-emotional being and ask, am I happy? I hope the answer is yes. If not, find the workout that gives you that answer.

Your Favorite Authors' Drinks Of Choice

flavorwire.com | Posted 08.13.2011 | Books

It’s a well-known stereotype that many literary authors are also raging drunkards. Which, forgive us, doesn’t make us want to emulate them any les...

Neverisms: 11 Things You Should Never Do, Never Say, Never Forget (PHOTOS)

Dr. Mardy Grothe | Posted 07.11.2011 | Books
Dr. Mardy Grothe

And when it comes to words that command attention, nothing can beat those that are phrased according to the figure of speech known as dehortatio, which Willard R. Espy once crisply defined as "dissuasive advice given with authority."

Dylan Thomas' Former Watering Hole, Browns Hotel, To Become Boutique Hotel

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Dylan Thomas's regular watering hole in Laugharne is to start a new chapter as a boutique hotel. Browns Hotel, which has been closed for five years, ...

Wales Week In New York

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

If you've never heard of St. David's Day, don't worry. St. David is the patron saint of Wales, and the Welsh Assembly Government is taking the oppor...

I Will Not Go Gently

Lea Lane | Posted 01.25.2010 | Healthy Living
Lea Lane

It's not that I've given up, but I'm becoming more wistful and practical, concentrating on things below the surface, concentrating on seasoned skills and hard-earned wisdom.

Conan Does Not Go Gentle Into That Good Tonight

Charles Feldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Charles Feldman

Over the next few days, I strongly urge one and all to catch what would seem to be O'Brien's last few broadcasts: The irony is, they just may go down in television history.

Doctor Who: The Long Goodbye

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
William Bradley

The finale for the great tenth Doctor, played by David Tennant, came round at last. It was the end of a long goodbye, which itself was part of a long goodbye.

Once Upon a Time

Olivia Rosewood | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Olivia Rosewood

How much do the stories children hear influence who they become and how they think as adults? As a parent, I couldn't help but wonder.

Jason Linkins

Robert McNamara Reads Creepy, Ironic Poetry (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the things that is likely to prevent former Defense Secretary Robert McNamara from receiving the same wall-to-wall coverage in death that Micha...