Monthly Archives: September 2016

Murder Is Our Peculiar Pastime: Fifty Notable American Crime Novels: 25-26

Originally posted on ACADEME BLOG:
? Higgins, George V.  The Friends of Eddie Coyle.  New York: Knopf, 1972. In 1985, the Book Marketing Council selected The Friends of Eddie Coyle as one of the top twenty postwar American novels.  Higgins’ debut effort, the novel has  been translated into Danish, Finnish, Flemish, French, Italian, Norwegian, Spanish,…

Can Reality Be an Oxymoron? (4)

Originally posted on ACADEME BLOG:
? Let’s start with two headlines from yesterday’s Columbus Dispatch: Green Party’s Presidential Candidate’s Speech Delayed after She Flies to Wrong City Fire Department Cancels Charity Campaign after Firefighter Is Struck by Car ? 7-Eleven Deploys Donut Delivery Drone Aer Lingus Passenger Dies after Biting Another Passenger Banksy Graffiti Vandalized…

Visual Metaphor of the Day

Originally posted on ACADEME BLOG:
? When deer hunters in Matador, Texas, looked under their deer blind, they found 26 rattlesnakes: