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Entries from September 2015

Index Cards (78)

September 28th, 2015 · 1 Comment

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The Raven Unrhymed

September 21st, 2015 · 3 Comments

Although Poe’s poem “The Raven” is a nice piece of work, it is rather insistent with its rhymes. Therefore, I’ve removed them for your reading pleasure. I’ve fixed the whole poem, but I’ll post only the first two stanzas. THE RAVEN UNRHYMED Once upon a midnight gloomy, while I pondered, weak and sleepy, Over many […]

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Charles Fort and the Forteans Who Followed

September 14th, 2015 · No Comments

Here’s the first page of a talk on Charles Fort and his influence, which I gave at the Morbid Anatomy Museum on September 10, 2015. I tried to cover as much fortean history as possible in 45 minutes.

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The Blaireau Affair

September 1st, 2015 · No Comments

The Blaireau Affair is now available from Black Scat Books! Alphonse Allais’s only novel, first published in 1899, has never been out of print in France, and has inspired four movies. It’s summer in the provinces, and Blaireau, the local poacher, is convicted of a crime he didn’t commit. There are futile political squabbles, a […]

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