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    Reading Quirks

    Reading Quirks (21-24)

    Reading Quirks (21-24)

    This is a comic series about all those weird things we readers do.
    Script by The Wild Detectives
    Illustrations by (the uber-talented) Laura Pacheco
    January ’17

    Literature

    Dallas, A Literary Awakening

    Dallas, A Literary Awakening

    I grew up in Dallas, and the joke my father always used to tell about the city was this: What’s the difference between yogurt and Dallas? Yogurt is the one with the live culture. He had lived in New York for a time after the war, hand picked by composer Richard Rodgers to sing in his Broadway musical South Pacific, so he knew a thing or two about a more expansively cultured life.

    Records

    Brian Eno – Reflection

    Brian Eno – Reflection

    America is in the mouth of madness my friends. No sooner than pundits, experts, philosophers utter “this cannot get any worse,” President Trump keeps demonstrating it can. The album of the month belongs Brian Eno. ‘Reflection’ is an introspective ambient wordless mediation that provides space to catch your breath. Embrace the now. One day at a time. Sometimes that is all we can hope for.

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    Talk to a stranger

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    Do you think that Hemingway, Faulkner or Kerouac became Hemingway, Faulkner and Kerouac had they just sat behind their typewriters?

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