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Harvey Pekar meets Michael Malice

Harvey Pekar http://www.harveypekar.com/ finally met someone who’s in a worse mood than he is: Michael Malice. As cocreator of the Web site Overheard in New York, Malice posts unflattering snippets of conversations submitted by eavesdroppers From: Overheard in New York, Girl … Continue reading

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E-books- All Blow & No Go

You should check this $350 gadget out.  This review is from Slate: http://www.slate.com/id/2151525/?nav=ais      Has the iPod for Books Arrived? Sony’s new e-book gadget, reviewed. By Blake Wilson   Posted Friday, Oct. 13, 2006, at 6:23 PM ET     Fred sez, … Continue reading

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Best American Fiction in 25 Years Right Here

The New York Times Quest for the Best American Fiction ever!   I think I might have even read a couple of them.  Do you notice a preponderance of Philip Roth & where’s Stephen King anyway?   Didn’t anyone write anything … Continue reading

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James K. Burk – The Power of Persistence

  James K. Burk – The Power of Persistence!   For more than 4 decades my old friend Jim Burk has strived to be a celebrated author.  So now he is.  Jim is my model of the power of persistance!  … Continue reading

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Pucker up for your daily bread!

Watching Good Morning America on ABC yesterday, while taking my daily fist full of pills.  Woman interviewed who had a book to sell about jobs for older people.  She identified 3 problems with geezers & getting hired: can be resistant … Continue reading

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