The happiness and serenity of the South disconcerted him. He had felt good in the North because everyone else felt so bad. True, there was a happiness in the North….

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US Chocolate

Chocolate is a perfect food, as wholesome as it is delicious, a beneficent restorer of exhausted power. it is the best friend of those engaged in literary pursuits. — attributed…

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Marquee Moon Review

Since I’ve been going on about Television of late (especially having just seen them live) I thought I’d post Nick Kent‘s famous review from NME. I used to religiously take…

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The Liberal Arts as Conversation: traditionalism, careerism, and activism

This from Jack Kerwick in Academic Questions Undoubtedly, more confusion abounds at present over the nature of a liberal arts education than at any other time. In what follows, I explore three…

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John Entwhistle

Remembering the Ox

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Minds, Models and Milieux: Commemorating the Centennial of the Birth of Herbert Simon

Due January 2016 from Palgrave Macmillan. Foreword by Katherine Simon Frank 1. Herbert Simon – a Hedgehog and a Fox by Roger Frantz and Leslie Marsh Part I – Minds 2….

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Television: new album

Despite rumours of some credence we’ve been waiting some eight years for the new Television album — don’t rush into it lads! To feed my addiction I was one of those who sent off…

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