Daily Archives: May 26, 2019

Not You Too, Pepe Le Pew

Last night while I was at dinner something came up as my usual group was discussing cartoons, and the subject of Pepe Le Pew came up.  Given the course of our conversation about this amorous skunk [1], I quickly realized … Continue reading

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Book Review: Prison Camps In The Civil War

Prison Camps In The Civil War, by Douglas J. Savage It would be easy to fault a short book like this one for not being as detailed as one would wish, but as a book that seeks to convey the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Alcatraz: History And Design Of A Landmark

Alcatraz:  History And Design Of A Landmark, by Donald MacDonald and Ira Nadel Although from time to time I have visited a few prisons, I have never visited Alcatraz, nor have I even watched many of the large amount of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Oregon State Penitentiary

Oregon State Penitentiary, by Diane L. Goeres-Gardner and John Ritter For whatever reason, my library has a large variety of interesting books that are mostly full of historical photographs along with captions and commentary in the Images of America series … Continue reading

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