Monthly Archives: November 2020

Bring Out Your Dead: Honouring Our Lost Ones

“To trouble the public mind by crying ‘epidemic’ was no light thing.” —J.H. Powell, Bring Out Your Dead: The Great Plague of Yellow Fever in Philadelphia in 1793, Time-Life Books, 1949 (1965 ed.) Part 1. The Sociopolitical I predict that … Continue reading

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The Magician’s Birthday: Rock’s Romantic Classic

1. The Magician’s Birthday Party The Magician’s Birthday by Uriah Heep deserves a place of honour in the tradition of mythic storytelling, not scorn for its “sword and sorcery” overtones. And anyway, the low-budget films and comic books that originated … Continue reading

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