Category Archives: Literature

Snowflakes

The old man you see walking in snow is Mitchell Purlin – a senior citizen living in the not-so-distant future whose memory of the early 21st century global warming hoax burns as hot and fiery as the bonfire that now … Continue reading

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A True Writer Shuffles Off His Mortal Coil

With a heavy heart I report that Christopher Hitchens passed away early today at the age of 62 from esophageal cancer. In all brutal fairness – a fairness I’m sure Hitchens as empiricist would appreciate – he was a borderline … Continue reading

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Repost: Anna and the King of Drumthwackit, Part 2

This two part work of fiction was originally published just a few days after Bulldog Pundit launched, at a time when few people were aware of the existence of this site. I’m reposting it at this time because I believe … Continue reading

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Repost: Anna and the King of Drumthwackit, Part 1

This two part work of fiction was originally published just a few days after Bulldog Pundit launched, at a time when few people were aware of the existence of this site. I’m reposting it at this time because I believe … Continue reading

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No Country for Wannabe Draculas

As the author of a novel-in-progress that focuses on evolutionary vampires – or Nocturnals, as they refer to themselves – I’m always amused when I read occasional news accounts of deranged human beings who believe themselves to be “vampires.” Those … Continue reading

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Harry Lerner’s Deli

Excerpted from “Children of Cain” by Peter J. Cairo: Harry Lerner’s was practically an historical landmark, having the distinction – for over thirty years – of serving the finest delicatessen cuisine outside of New York. Harry acquired a reputation for … Continue reading

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The Last Curmudgeon

The origin of the word “curmudgeon” is lost to antiquity. These days it is construed to mean “a crusty, ill-tempered, and usually old man.” Were I a zoologist, I suppose I would classify true curmudgeons as a subset of the … Continue reading

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Anna and the King of Drumthwackit – Part 2

“Oh my God,” she squeaked and in her waning moment of rational lucidity, rose from her chair to hurry across the office and turn the deadbolt on the door.  There was no way she would allow herself to be interrupted … Continue reading

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Anna and the King of Drumthwackit – Part 1

It’s a gross understatement to call it one of the strangest dreams I ever had – prompted, I am certain, by a day of busy blogging followed by pizza, wine and some quality television time. As it happened, I tuned … Continue reading

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