Category Archives: Entertainment

Illusions

My ex was a magician. At least that is what the majority of people would label him. He identified himself as an illusionist. December was the peak month for his hobby/business bookings. This is when he performed as the entertainment … Continue reading

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To Condense

Once in awhile I stumble across old Reader’s Digest Condensed Books. Only occasionally do I bother to read anything from them. They have all the literary appeal of Cliff’s Notes. One time I wondered if there was a Reader’s Digest … Continue reading

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Midnight Confessions (Review)

I enjoy Stephen Colbert’s humor and satirical wit. I even like his show’s adaptation of the time-honored Johnny Carsonesque style of night time format. He has some running skits that are quite humorous. In one of them, he pokes friendly jabs … Continue reading

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Forbidden Reading

Many of us see censorship as a challenge to our intellect. To forbid us from seeing or doing something is more like a dare than a warning. This fact is frequently overlooked by religious and political leaders who strive to … Continue reading

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Some Personal Recollections About Classical Music

A couple of record albums were the seeds for my appreciation of classical music. The soundtrack for “2001: A Space Odyssey” (a movie I still enjoy) and “Switched On Bach” by Walter (Wendy) Carlos. As far as spine-chilling music goes, … Continue reading

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Being Creative

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was not a shrinking violet nor a wallflower. Although he wore a powdered wig and the fussy clothing of his era, Mozart was not a conservative stuffed shirt. Much of his creativity came about from him having … Continue reading

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Weirdos

This week a selection of videos about Buckminster Fuller came up on my YouTube feed. So, on a whim, I clicked on one of the thumbnail links. Bucky was a textbook case of a weirdo genius. He was one of … Continue reading

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