Daily Archives: May 2, 2019

On The Ubiquity Of Concupiscence

We now come to the conclusion of our discussion of the problem of concupiscence (see previous discussions here and here).  We have seen that our society has declared war on the idea a unified category of evil desire that we … Continue reading

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A Modest Proposal For The Creation Of A Soundtrack Pop Format

From time to time I enjoy reading discussions about the formulation of various radio formats.  Although my current connection to radio is slight, at one time I was a college radio DJ and I have retained an interest in the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Love, Nina

Love, Nina:  A Nanny Writes Home, by Nina Stibbe Having read both of the author’s humorous and almost tragic novels, this book comes as an intriguing of sometimes frustrating memoir of a young woman taking care of two foul-mouthed but … Continue reading

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Book Review: Paradise Lodge

Paradise Lodge, by Nina Stibbe Having recently read the first novel in this series (?), Man At The Helm, this book is more enjoyable when one has the context of that novel to work with.  Lizzie Vogel is no longer a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Man At The Helm

Man At The Helm, by Nina Stibbe This novel is a fascinating and somewhat disheartening look into the origins of Generation X in the story of a young girl named Lizzie Vogel who, along with her slightly older sister, seeks … Continue reading

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