Revolutionary Rats

Gary Corseri: You’re a rat in a maze and you can’t get out. The rats are eating the other rats. How do you like this luscious rat food? Gorge your full on the putrid cats!

revolutionary rats

Eleanor Goldfield of Rooftop Revolutionaries: Hard Rock for a Reason

Patrick O’Heffernan: What do you do if you have a classically trained operatic voice, the beauty and the bearing of a top model and the visionary soul of an artist and a poet?

Eleanor Goldfield

The Poet, the President, and the Preservationist: Robert Burns, Abraham Lincoln, and John Muir

Walter Moss: Muir’s love of Burn’s poetry was undoubtedly influenced by his own birth and childhood (up until 1849) in Scotland, but Lincoln’s fondness for the Scottish poet reflected more the spread of his popularity beyond Scotland to foreign lands.

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A Violence Called God, In the Nature of Things, Ice Bucket Bullshit

Paul Lojeski: just God would stand for what they did, the President railed after the latest foul and grotesque, God-inspired murder by beheading of an American in the Middle East.

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Three by Orloski

Charles Orloski: How an Empire mourned – August 2014, together, Lauren Bacall and Robin Williams evacuated Hollywood, took red eye to Tombstone, pivoted east for Singapore.

The Murder Express

Stage

Frederick Douglass Now

Channeling Frederick Douglass

Dick Price & Sharon Kyle: In an affecting mashup of historical perspective and current-day poetry slam and rap music performance, Roger Guenveur Smith brings the famed African-American abolitionist, not just to life, but to flesh-and-blood life in today’s world with “Frederick Douglass Now.”

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Abbamemnon: When Worlds Collide

Ed Rampell: Abbamemnon has a brilliant premise: Uniting that mindless dance music with the Greek tragedy Agamemnon.

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Film

Land of Enchantment

All’s Not Well That Roswells: Sci Fi Short Riffs on Legendary 1947 “Incident”

Ed Rampell: The 11-minute short Land of Enchantment is an enchanting period piece set in 1947 around the time of the famous purported Roswell Incident involving a supposedly downed UFO and space aliens.

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“The Kill Team” Enters Afghanistan’s Heart of Darkness

Ed Rampell: If Chelsea/Bradley Manning is the whistleblower best known for exposing U.S. war crimes in Iraq, another Army Specialist, Adam Winfield, is arguably the most famous truth teller who revealed American atrocities in Afghanistan.

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Humor

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Women Are From Venus, Men Are From Costco

Treva Brandon Scharf: Just like Jed Clampett, he loaded up the Prius, and he moved to BEV-ER-LY. Hills, that is: swimming pools, movie stars, and me.

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Music

Eleanor Goldfield

Eleanor Goldfield of Rooftop Revolutionaries: Hard Rock for a Reason

Patrick O’Heffernan: What do you do if you have a classically trained operatic voice, the beauty and the bearing of a top model and the visionary soul of an artist and a poet?

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Poetry

revolutionary rats

Revolutionary Rats

Gary Corseri: You’re a rat in a maze and you can’t get out. The rats are eating the other rats. How do you like this luscious rat food? Gorge your full on the putrid cats!

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Television

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Plimpton: The Effete Everyman of Ink and Screen

Ed Rampell: The so-called “participatory journalist” would step into the ring with champ Archie Moore in order to write about boxing or fly through the air with the greatest unease at a circus to get the insider take on being a trapeze artist.

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Spirituality

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Reflections on Love and a Long Marriage

Walter Moss: Love in all its magnificent varieties is the greatest thing in existence, and for a half century I have had someone in my life whom it is easy to love.

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