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The Cultured Corner #3

FREE READS: Hamish Hamilton, home to authors such as J.D. Salinger, Jean-Paul Sartre, Albert Camus, W.G. Sebald and Truman Capote, publishes a free literary magazine:  Five Dials LONG HISTORY SHORT:  Sally Hemings, one of the many things about slavery… Sometimes history can be complicated. Read more about the infamous Sally Hemings. VIDEO BREAK:  StrangeLove – Stop Action #2Love where you least expect to find it. MINI SERIES OF INTEREST: developed by Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat, this interesting adaptation of Bram Stoker’s Dracula is worth the 7+ hour commitment. WEIRD SO GOOD: Feeling a bit odd? a bit down about it? Explore the beautifully quirky world of Beth Evans on her siteor on instagram. You’ll feel better. Though I cannot always be there for you. I am here with you.  You are here with me. So you see, WE ARE NOT ALONE.

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The Cultured Corner #2

Two fathers use poems to teach their kids about growing up black in America. This PBS Newshour title says it all. Check out the article, then the book! The last of the Teddy Girls: , Ken Russell’s nearly lost photographs of London’s Teenage Girl Gangs.  Do I really need to say more to entice you to check it out? She drove them crazy with so many things! The US Senate doesn’t seem to want to listen to the majority of their constituents. The citizens are responding by raising their voice.  Check out this short clip from Eleven Films. It may not seem like it, but to a bigger degree than you think, desperation is your choice.  Read more… Though I cannot always be there FOR you.  I am here WITH you.  You are here WITH me.  So you see, WE ARE NOT ALONE.

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The Cultured Corner #1

Borrowed Resolutions: Woody Guthrie’s 1942 New Year’s resolutions are the true start of this article. Zona Gale, the basics: Want to know more about the first woman to receive the Pulitzer Prize in Drama (1921)? You know you do. A shadowy test for the new year: One should never forget to get their strange on. A must see:  Black Earth Rising (2018), written and directed by Hugo Blick. Interesting story and strong performances. Warning: It tackles the Rwandan genocide in a provocative and unapologetic way. Sausage balls: If the title alone doesn’t tell you anything, you definitely need to check out this recipe. If you know them and love them, this basic recipe is a crowd pleaser every time. Though I cannot always be there for you.  I am here with you.  You are here with me.  So you see, WE ARE NOT ALONE.

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