It is difficult to understate the importance of Herman Melville’s Moby Dick, which remains an important novel for anyone interested in American Literature. It is a novel exploring the determination and destiny of the individual, full of stylistic virtuosity and scholastic versatility. Though Melville was ridiculed for the book by his contemporaries, it was later applauded as a brilliant example of all that American Literature strived to be.
Thirty years from now, when your grandchildren are working at the ripe old age of 7 and sucking down huge gulps of coal-ash polluted water on their 5 minute lunch break, you can tell them that today, April 2nd of 2014, was the day the Supreme Court finally put Democracy out of its misery.
Sorry everyone for our recent absence. Due to several deaths in my family I was unable to keep up with our posting schedule. Normally Mr Silveira would have kept the wheels on the bus, but he was caring for an ill family member and was unsure of how I wanted to run the remainder of […]
I just wanted to give everyone a bit of a heads up… Because everyone is focused on hearth and home this weekend, we decided that it would be unfair to announce a new set of nominees for the ” New England’s Best” awards. I will be posting various write ups on things to do in […]
Anne Rice has recently brought up the topic of reviews….what one would consider an appropriate means of reviewing authors and writers, how authors respond to them, and what happens to new authors if they seek to defend and clarify. As artists, bloggers, and writers also function as their own site managers, this is a discussion […]
The unique talents of Ellen Llewellyn are apparent to anyone that’s seen her work. As we considered which of the New England Fine Artists to nominate for Best Fine Artist of the Year, she was an instant consideration. As we have said in the past, we are extremely hesitant to reproduce artists works without their […]
Rich Dimare is one of those smooth crooners that immediately impresses with his diversity and his comfortable talents. He is nominated for 2013 as Entertainer of the Year – New England’s Best. As an entertainer, he is captivating, and he is always a crowd pleaser. Of course, all you have to do is click on […]