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Bob Dylan Winner of Nobel Prize in Literature

  Bob Dylan Winner of Nobel Prize in Literature     Yes, it’s true.  For my generation — us Boomers — most of our great writers are our Singer-Songwriters.  They sang our lives. So I cheered at the Announcement. Nobel … Continue reading






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The Walter Lantz Story: Woody Woodpecker, Andy Panda, Chilly Willy & the Beary Family

  The Walter Lantz Story: Woody Woodpecker, Andy Panda, Chilly Willy & the Beary Family – A Tribute   “Guess who?  Ha-Ha-Ha Haaa Ha!”  “Everybody thinks I’m crazee-ee-ee.  Yessiree, that’s me, that’s me.  That’s what I’m cracked up to be. … Continue reading






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L Sprague de Camp’s ZEI Novels in the Edgar Rice Burroughs Tradition

  L Sprague de Camp’s ZEI Novels in the Edgar Rice Burroughs Tradition   “On a fine clear morning, the sun rose redly over the rim of the Banjao Sea.  The rising sun, which the Krishnans call Roqir and the … Continue reading






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Knut Hamsun’s GROWTH OF THE SOIL – A book review

Growth of the Soil by Knut Hamsun My rating: 5 of 5 stars Over the years, I’ve discovered writers who take you into the very heart of Humankind: which means they really took me into the living heart of all … Continue reading






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ORNITHANTHROPUS — the Winged Human in Dream, Myth & Literature

    Ornithanthropus – The Winged Human NOTE: This posting is dedicated to the memory of editor Ejler Jakobsson, with deepest gratitude. Even though I published my Science Fantasy story “Ornithanthropus” way back in 1971, I’m still getting comments on … Continue reading






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Animal Rights & Speciesism: Chimps, Roosters & Humankind

  For many of us Boomers, our introduction to Chimpanzees was in the old Tarzan movies. Cheeta (based on Nkima the monkey in Edgar Rice Burroughs’ stories) was a tame, comical companion who readily sought out help when a human … Continue reading






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Edgar Rice Burroughs: A Tribute to Tarzan’s Creator, A Personal Hero

  EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS: A Tribute to Tarzan’s Creator     Most of my boyhood heroes were writers. As I’ve said before, my first literary hero was Sir Charles G D Roberts. Almost forgotten today, Canadian Roberts was once as … Continue reading






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Happy Birthday, Farley Mowat! Tribute to a Hero

  Farley Mowat   Tribute to a Hero   When Farley Mowat first announced that he had written his last book, I was mad at him. “How dare you, Farley?!” Not as mad as I was when Kurt Vonnegut made … Continue reading






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SOMEDAY THERE WILL BE CENTAURS – Science Fantasy by Brian Alan Burhoe

  We’ll go Out There, of course. And we’ll colonize. We’ll do whatever it takes. We’ll adapt. Genetic engineering, if necessary. We’ll have wings. Or gills. Maybe not WHEELS (Ejler thought that one was over the top). And Someday…   … Continue reading






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Animal Rights, Circuses, Tarzan & PETA XXX

  Animal Rights, Circuses, Tarzan & PETA XXX   A Remembrance of Boyhood Heroes… When I was a kid in the late 1950’s, I loved the circus. What boy didn’t? When the Clyde Beatty Circus came to foggy old Saint … Continue reading






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