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The Wonderful Wizardry of Hell

We call magic “prestidigitation,” or “quick fingers,” because magicians must use skillful sleight of hand to pull off their tricks successfully. A pair of socks … Read More ›

December 5, 2016
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Don’t Read Austen Once

Exactly one year from today marks the two-hundredth anniversary of Jane Austen’s death. Expect to see commemorations, biographies, and news articles in recognition of the … Read More ›

July 18, 2016
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1776 -vs.- Hamilton

While my hat is off to my fellow writer, Mr. Diekemper, for his wonderful linguistic analysis of Hamilton, I must take umbrage with his statement … Read More ›

July 12, 2016