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March 14th, 2013Hamlet the Catholicby Joseph Pearce
Here's an excellent article on Hamlet by Mitchell Kalpakgian in today's Crisis.» Continue Reading
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Mr. Stewart Goes on Radioby Daniel J. HeiseyJoe Queenan, writing “In Praise of Libraries” in the March, 2015, issue of The Rotarian, described public libraries as places of adventure and serendipity, where through books someone can discover new people, places, and things. Some libraries, though, also take one into unexpected areas by means of old movies, and sometimes even through old-time radio shows.
In several rooms adjoining the public library in Indiana, Pennsylvania, is the Jimmy Stewart Museum, preserving the memory of that small town’s most famous son. One can get to the museum either from the library or from the street, and the museum brims with Stewart’s movie posters and memorabilia, as well as family photographs and artifacts. Also on display are his uniforms from his twenty-seven years as an officer, ultimately a general, in the United States Air Force.
A Really Bad Article on The Merchant of Veniceby Joseph PearceAlthough I often like Sean Fitzpatrick’s literary articles, this is pure unadulterated drivel: