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Listening Backward

One thing I was reminded of in response to my recent post on Satanic panic was that there were some people who genuinely did do horrible things due to what they thought were messages from the Devil or some other … Continue reading

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Blood on My Internet Page

This post is mostly about music, but there’s a bit of non-musical listening featured as well. She Makes War, Brace for Impact – I wrote about Laura Kidd’s last album, Direction of Travel, two years ago. Her latest release, largely … Continue reading

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Reaching Across the Aisle

The Acts of Simon Magus in the First Century AD: A Search in Secret Egypt, by Glendenning Cram – I read a review copy of this after the author commented on my blog post on Simon Magus, and announced that … Continue reading

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Love Keeps Us Together, and Love Will Drive Us Insane

The Buried Giant, by Kazuo Ishiguro – I’ve never read anything else by this award-winning author, or seen any of the film adaptations of the novels, but the New York Times review for this one intrigued me. It actually wasn’t … Continue reading

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I Didn’t Realize You Wrote Such Bloody Awful Poetry

Here are some reviews of albums I bought at the music store last week. They’re all by artists I already liked, but who don’t quite make into my list of all-time favorites (if I were to make such a list). … Continue reading

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