With gracious thanks to Florence Reece and Peter Seeger… Nearly five months have passed since Darren Wilson shot and killed Michael Brown and while the vital conversation in our nation surrounding the events of 9 August continues, I have decided to no longer keep this internal thread stuck to the top of Have Coffee Will […]
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Via Keith “Keef” Knight. I have always remembered that as a writer I am constantly working on variations of a single plot: something changed. There are many permutations on this, my favorite being either, a stranger comes to the village (think Something Wicked This Way Comes) or someone leaves the village (think Moby Dick). Everything […]
Also and previously…
Mano Singham and Jon Stewart also weigh in on the crimes of Baltimore Ravens’ Ray Rice.
Seriously, I have, have you? Dropped into my blogpile 970 days ago…
At the end of the school year I had a discussion with one of my students about X-Men: Days Of Future Past and I asked him what did he think the X-Men comics, and the movies that they gave birth to, were about. He didn’t know. He didn’t understand that he was one of the […]
Draw Keith Draw…!
Via Keith “Keef” Knight… Previously…
So, I’m thinking that the real homeless have much more interesting stories to tell (I recall reading about someone paying homeless people $10 to tell them their story), but I do get Keef’s point.
Mano Singham writes: The issue of college athletes being recognized as employees and having the right to unionize has resulted in a lot of information coming out about them. I had not realized that athletes at those universities that have big sports programs have to practice and watch game films and the like for fifty […]
This very situation arose two weeks ago in one of the schools where I work. Fifty years ago there would have been no discussion. In 2014 there was a discussion and the situation was redressed, but change does not happen until people stand up and declare “No. Not here, not now. Not while I live!”
Then, there is this earlier permutation…
Over the last two months I’ve been jonesing for Keith Knight’s left-coast humor but when I visited his blog each day and clicked on the Read Keef’s daily cartoon link I always found myself looking at the Sunday strip from 2 February. I figured that Keith was having family problems and focusing his attentions elsewhere. […]