Monthly Archives: July 2013

If Edgar Allan Poe Wrote News Copy for a Living

Having just published part one of a three-part novel, for which work on parts two and three are needed before adding them to the illustrious set, I’ve been pondering the thought of what’s next? Unless I take another dramatic road … Continue reading

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Dante’s Inferno: Redux

Follow @MikeSlickster Tweet Last Wednesday I attempted to escape the horrendously blazing inferno that’s been roasting the entire East Coast of America savagely for weeks, it seems. Packing up the Cooper with my necessities for at least seven days, if … Continue reading

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A Rock God’s Twelve Commandments

Today’s social media has made it infinitely easier to join an instant, worldwide fan club of normally out-of-reach, famous entertainers such as TV personalities, radio disc jockeys, movie stars, symphonic orchestras, record labels and producers, county-and-western singers, sundry musicians of … Continue reading

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Torment and Self-Destruction: A Short Biography of Vincent van Gogh

The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam contains a wealth of magnificent masterpieces from the institution’s namesake. Multiple levels of the vast building are filled with priceless paintings, sketches, and letters from van Gogh; along with art treasures from Rembrandt, Monet, … Continue reading

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