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Simply Loved This

The 10 Most Harmful Novels for Aspiring Writers A short, interesting article from contributing editor Crawford Kilian of The Tyee that made me readjust my sights on literature a bit.  Sure we read it, talk about it, but at some point we will be intimidated by it.  Something to remember for all of us teachers …

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Blasphemous Nostalgia

There was a time in the ’80s that I came home well before curfew so I could watch the entire episode of Miami Vice, the television show. Last night, I stayed up well past my bedtime to feel justified to demand an apology from Michael Mann and Anthony Yerkovich for their terrible efforts at making …

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