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The Road Not Taken and Motorcycling

It is one of the most recognized poems in the English language, and one of the most misused. Frost’s “The Road Not Taken” is not simply the paean to individuality as most of us interpret it to be. It is … Continue reading

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Genres and labels in art are meant to be bent, broken, and fused. Otherwise, nothing new would be created. Sometimes, the fusion is of two forms that seem totally at odds, and the result is unexpectedly amazing. In this vein, … Continue reading

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It’s absolutely no surprise to anyone who knows me that I love offbeat and bad movies. They could have called it the Gnawing Dead,  but went with Zombeavers instead. A review at Best Horror Movies says it all: The toxic waste has … Continue reading

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Questions and Answers with M Dolon Hickmon author of 13:24: A Story of Faith and Obsession

Yesterday I reviewed the novel 13:24: A Story of Faith and Obsession and shortly after my article was posted I was contacted by the author Dolon Hickmon. He agreed to answer a few questions about symbolism and other aspects in his book. … Continue reading

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13:24: A Story of Faith and Obsession – a novel by M. Dolon Hickmon

 13:24: A Story of Faith and Obsession is a thriller by first time author M. Dolon Hickmon that describes the consequences of child abuse couched in the language of Christianity. This review will contain spoilers, but since we know the identities … Continue reading

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Assume the Lotus Position

For most of us, when we think of Lotus vehicles, the first thing that comes to mind are the Esprit models from the James Bond movies The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) and For Your Eyes Only (1981).         … Continue reading

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An Achy Blast From the Past

Here comes that earworm that took over back in 1992, redone with rap overtones and twerking aliens—introduction by Larry King.  Starring Billy Ray Cyrus and Buck 22 and aliens. It’s totally absurd and all we can hope for is that … Continue reading

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Two Sides – Robin Thicke and Project Unbreakable.

A couple of months ago, I wrote about some of the male Rock singers who have blatantly used sex to sell their music, and ultimately have been remembered for that music. On the other hand, women tend to be attacked … Continue reading

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Dalek Wedding

Something different in wedding cakes: his and hers Daleks. Dawn Butler of Dinky Doodle Designs in Nottingham, England makes speciality cakes for every occasions. There were created for a Dr Who themed wedding You may now exterminate the bride and … Continue reading

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The Great White Lego North

Jeff Friesen is a photographer based in Halifax NS. Along with numerous international awards, he has had his photographs published in such papers as National Grographic, Der Spiegal (Germany), London Daily Mail, Saltscapes, and many others. As a sideline, he … Continue reading

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