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Love in Reverse

We all know about Cupid, especially at this time of year. His name means “desire,” and his Greek counterpart, Eros, is where we get the word “erotic.” Less familiar is his brother Anteros, intended as a companion for his lonely … Continue reading

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If Your Heart Is Sad, Give Your Dog a Bone

I’m not sure if anyone is reading these reviews, but since I enjoy revisiting the records, I’m going to continue with the 2001 release by Frank Black and the Catholics, Dog in the Sand. I purchased this album used when … Continue reading

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Hermaphroditos Is My Name

As you probably know, the word “hermaphrodite” is derived from combining the names of the gods Hermes and Aphrodite. The name was first applied to one particular being, the child of these two deities, who had both male and female … Continue reading

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