Monthly Archives: March 2003

If Chins Could Kill: Confessions of A B-Movie Actor – Bruce Campbell “Such is an actor’s life. We must ride the waves of every film, barfing occasionally, yet maintain our dignity, even as the bulk of our Herculean efforts are … Continue reading

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Letters from MIR – Jerry M. Linenger For 132 days, Dr. Jerry Linenger was away from home, away from his 14-month old son. Away on the longest, most distant business trip it was possible to take: stationed on the Russian … Continue reading

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Blue Latitudes: Boldly Going Where Captain Cook Has Gone Before – Tony Horwitz “Ambition leads me not only further than any other man has been before me, but as far as I think it possible for man to go.” – … Continue reading

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The Wailing Wind – Tony Hillerman I like a good mystery. I started reading Sherlock Holmes in high school, thrilled with the Hound of the Baskervilles, and then moved onto more hard-boiled characters such as the Travis McGee series by … Continue reading

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By the Sword: A History of Gladiators, Musketeers, Samurai, Swashbucklers, and Olympic Champions – Richard A. Cohen It is telling that swords are so often named. Excaliber, Charlemagne’s Flamberge, Beowulf’s Hrunting, the Sword of Damocles …. How many other weapons … Continue reading

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