Bobby Horecka thought a new byline would never come considering how so many of his submissions had gone lately.
there is a sense that Hap and Leonard isn’t just worth bringing back because it’s beautifully acted and fun to watch and full of crackerjack action sequences, but because it has something important to say.
Goodbye Bill Cunningham and many more before you...
I love that Bradbury quote…
“There is more than one way to burn a book. And the world is full of people running about with lit matches.”
“Censorship is to art as lynching is to justice.”
Henry Louis Gates Jr.
“If this nation is to be wise as well as strong, if we are to achieve our destiny, then we need more new ideas for more wise men reading more good books in more public libraries. These libraries should be open to all—except the censor. We must know all the facts and hear all the alternatives and listen to all the criticisms. Let us welcome controversial books and controversial authors. For the Bill of Rights is the guardian of our security as well as our liberty.”
John F. Kennedy
For someone who depended on newspapers for years for my living, this is scary and shocking, indeed.... Local TV news hits a milestone & continues to thrive. Source: Research: TV news employment surpasses newspapers
As promised some time ago, I finally got around to this part: Outlaw Authorz began in a summer writer's workshop in 2017, when Ol' Burnin' Beard there nearly got a whole group of writers kicked out of the library during his reading. I know, I know... That's some outlaw shit there, huh? But you would've … Continue reading So what’s the deal with this Outlaw business anyway?
He soared in places where angels and demons live, way up in the great beyond, and returned to our patch of earth, completely unfazed.
Czech--not Spanish--was the predominant language I heard growing up in South Texas. But finding those who know anything beyond "Jaks se mas?" or Pivo is getting harder and harder to do...
Junot Diaz suffered for years after being raped by a trusted adult at age 8. via Junot Diaz on The Legacy of Childhood Trauma — Longreads It is perhaps destined I should find these words in my inbox, on this day, one day after--as it truly turns out--the following took place in my own … Continue reading Junot Diaz on The Legacy of Childhood Trauma — Longreads