Joseph Edwin Haeger reviews Sad Laughter: A Totally Unessential and Demotivational Guide to Reading, Writing, and Publishing by Brian Alan Ellis. (Civil Coping Mechanisms)
With great connectivity, comes great detriment. Our IQs are down and our sleep is interrupted, but here’s how to get yours back.
In an age where we overanalyze art (and those who created it) to death, poetry is a singular force. It is what it is and forever has value because of it.
Sometimes, the mud sticks. Welsh poet Dylan Thomas will be forever known as a man who expired with a bottle in hand, but his final act belies his genius.
Since you never know when (or where) your next big idea will strike, always be prepared. Chris Margolin’s latest “Confessions of an Educator” column.