1. Recalling Tyranny, Treachery, and Recalling

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    July 12, 2019 by libroshombre

    Just like King John back in merry old England, our state’s ruler, King Mike, doesn’t govern, he simply rules, regardless …
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  2. Podcasting, Phthiriasis, and Paraprosdokians

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    June 20, 2019 by libroshombre

      A plethora of “p” words has cropped up. Podcasting’s popular, but us old-school audio book fans were interested in …
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  3. Knut, Nuts, and Mike Tyson

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    June 1, 2019 by libroshombre

    Sometimes it’s easy to identify with Robert Frost, who once said, “I’m not confused, I’m just well-mixed.” Mixed nuts are …
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  4. Bibliolaters, Bibliophiles, and Booksellers

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    May 13, 2019 by libroshombre

    Here’s a story about a pricelessly unique 16th century book that’s just been rediscovered that describes 15,000 other books. Last …
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  5. Confidence, Kissing, and Convicts

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    May 5, 2019 by libroshombre

    The ancient Chinese strategist Sun Tzu said we should feign inferiority to encourage our opponents’ unwarranted arrogance. That’s easy for …
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  6. Doodah, Play-Doh, and Art

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    April 28, 2019 by libroshombre

    Here are three art-related questions for you involving music, sculpture, and painting: are smells and paint-by-number paintings really art, and …
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  7. Nicknames, Pseudonyms, and Imposters

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    April 7, 2019 by libroshombre

    The Legends of Austin Soccer, an annual reunion of ancient soccer players, meets, so nicknames have been on my mind. …
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