Vox Populi

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Erich Maria Remarque: All Quiet on the Western Front (Chapter 12)

It is autumn. There are not many of the old hands left. I am the last of the seven fellows from our class. Everyone talks of peace and armistice. All … Continue reading

November 11, 2018 · 2 Comments

John Samuel Tieman: To mourn the man by name

Guillaume Apollinaire As we approach the 100th¬†anniversary of the end of World War I, it is easy to think of all that as distant. Distant and perhaps overwhelming with its … Continue reading

May 28, 2018 · Leave a comment

Audio: Woody Allen tells a joke about the Lost Generation (rare recording — 1965)

Riffing on The Lost Generation, Woody Allen imagines himself back in time, carousing with Hemingway, Gertrude Stein, Picasso, F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald, and famed Spanish bullfighter Manolete. It’s interesting … Continue reading

September 26, 2015 · 1 Comment

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