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    The Unknown Rebel

    June 5th, 2015 | Tiananmen Square massacre | journalpulp | No Comments

    Or “Tank Man,” as he’s sometimes known: So small and yet so large. That photo is of course from Tiananmen Square, twenty-six years ago today, when the entire world watched an anonymous Chinese man stand alone in front of advancing tanks, not backing down in the face of communist totalitarianism. Surely, it’s one of the […]

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    Putting the Cock Back in Cocktail: It Never Entered My Mind

    April 22nd, 2015 | Bartending | journalpulp | 14 Comments

    Here’s the latest in our Putting-the-Cock-Back-in-Cocktail series. A special thank you to Sarah, who turned me onto this beautiful Miles Davis song. Thank you for watching.

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    Spring: Babbling Like An Idiot and Strewing Flowers

    March 28th, 2015 | Writers | journalpulp | 3 Comments

    Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892-1950) — nom-de-guerre Nancy Boyd — American poetess and playwright, who at age thirty won the Pulitzer Prize, then only the third woman ever to do so, was catapulted into fame at nineteen, when her mother encouraged her to enter a poem called “Renascence” in a contest for The Lyric Year […]

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    Brave New World And 1984

    March 19th, 2015 | Writers | journalpulp | 9 Comments

    Not long after the publication of George Orwell’s wildly famous novel 1984, Orwell received a brief missive from his former teacher Aldous Huxley. Seventeen years before that, Huxley’s semi-similar novel Brave New World electrified the world. The letter is a fascinating read, and that is why I reprint it here in full: Wrightwood. Cal. 21 […]

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