Category Archives: Books Publishing and Writing

Juxtaposin’: Iconoclasm

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: You, therefore, have not ordered the temples to be shut up, nor forbidden any to frequent them: nor have you driven from the temples or the altars, fire or frankincense, or other honours of incense. But … Continue reading

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Juxtaposin’: Diversity

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: — United Auto Workers, 1946 Groups of idle sailors lay about the decks, “overhauling a range of their memories;” how they had spent the last Christmas-day, in some “Wapping,” or “Wide Water street,” with the brimming … Continue reading

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We Will Make a Little America of This Island!

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Cyrus Harding and his companions remained an hour at the top of the mountain. The island was displayed under their eyes, like a plan in relief with different tints, green for the forests, yellow for the … Continue reading

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Naked Lady of the Week: LeRoy Neiman’s Femlin

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: I got to thinking about the Femlin after reading this excellent post at Bandsiusetalike.com about the virtues of ’70s-era Playboy and the culture that created it. The Femlin was the creation of LeRoy Neiman; presumably the … Continue reading

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As Far as That Will Carry Us

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: SUMMER as it was, the east wind set poor Hepzibah’s few remaining teeth chattering in her head, as she and Clifford faced it, on their way up Pyncheon Street, and towards the centre of the town. … Continue reading

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I Walked in a World of Their Invention

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: I scarce know how to put my story into words that shall be a credible picture of my state of mind; but I was in these days literally able to find a joy in the extraordinary … Continue reading

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Quote Du Jour: This Is Your Captain Speaking

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Anyone who travels very much on airlines in the United States soon gets to know the voice of the airline pilot…coming over the intercom…with a particular drawl, a particular folksiness, a particular down-home calmness that is so exaggerated it … Continue reading

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