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Some Books I Have Loved

A version of this appeared in the Charleston Gazette a few months back: The Charleston Gazette is publishing short essays called Books I Have Loved. Here is mine: My best friend in the Peace Corps introduced me to John Steinbeck. … Continue reading

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Pogo Makes Fun of Joe McCarthy

From the November 5, 1951 Pogo comic strip Sarcophagus Macabre proclaims “Exactly! It’s these things we don’t understand that are dangerous!” One of the bats, a member of the vigilante committee answers: “By the same token I’m goin’ out an’ … Continue reading

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Pogo and McCarthyism

A while back I began reading two pages of Pogo and two of Ogden Nash to start my mornings off with a giggle. I have just finished the first volume of Pogo, there are eleven more to come. The Charleston … Continue reading

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Pogo and Odgen Nash

New fun way to start the day. I read a page of Pogo and a poem by Ogden Nash. Many years ago I never missed a Pogo strip in the Charleston Gazette. Walt Kelly’s family is publishing all of his … Continue reading

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