Category Archives: Reviews & Commentary

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The Rhythm of Rage

I honestly don’t know what’s prompted me to write this comment on the shooting death of Stephon Clark.  I have mentioned Trayvon Martin, Philando Castille, Eric Gardner, Michael Brown, etc. etc. in other writing, but only Martin was the subject … Continue reading

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Stuff

The gift-giving season just having passed, most all of us now have more stuff, and we’re poised for acquiring even more: the biggest bargains of the year coming in the dead of winter as merchants try to clear out what … Continue reading

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We Are Everywhere

Above is a template for brief reviews used by the Virginia Quarterly Review in the old days, this one dated 6/19/79, when I, in response to a review copy of a book the VQR sent me, turned in this small … Continue reading

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