Monthly Archives: August 2015

David Bruce: Baseball Anecdotes

Baseball great Satchel Paige was born LeRoy Robert Page on July 7, 1906, in Mobile, Alabama. His last name acquired an extra ‘i’ to make it fancier; after all, he said, “Page is just something you find in a book.” … Continue reading

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Do You Like to Read Free Bad Books?

“Honey Badger Goes to Hell — and Heaven” was written by Martina Donna Ramone and a person who shall remain nameless. This review appeared on Amazon: Most Helpful Customer Reviews avoid at all costs By PETER HENDERSON on July 10, 2015 Format: … Continue reading

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Melvin Burgess: “The only dangerous book is one that has a bomb in it, in my opinion.”

Source: http://www.theguardian.com/childrens-books-site/2015/aug/30/melvin-burgess-interview-censorship-junk Recommended Reading: Neil Gaiman: ‘my parents didn’t have any kind of rules about what I couldn’t read’ (Guardian; interview by Frances Myatt)) I was really lucky in that my parents definitely didn’t seem to have any kind of … Continue reading

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Hug Life is Better Than Thug Life

Source: aubra_cadabra, “I leave early for work so my husband dresses our daughter for preschool. Day shirt….” Imgur. 28 August 2015 http://imgur.com/gallery/MOuUryp CITY OF BROTHERLY LOVE FIGHT https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cUZXpeN-bsY Rocco Avallone: City of Brotherly Love. These two guys fought outside my place … Continue reading

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Stephen King: “William Shakespeare, for instance, hasn’t produced a new play for 400 years. That, my friends, is a long dry spell.”

Source: Stephen King: Can a Novelist Be Too Productive? http://www.nytimes.com/2015/08/31/opinion/stephen-king-can-a-novelist-be-too-productive.html?_r=0 Made with Recite: http://recite.com Download free eBooks, including books for teachers, by David Bruce here: https://davidbruceblog.wordpress.com/about-the-blogger/ Romance Books by Brenda Kennedy (Some Free) https://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/smoothie2003

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Heavy Rain – Covered Market [Super Klutz Edition]

Heavy Rain – Covered Market [Super Klutz Edition] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X-L-G1q_0L8 “The above video is a foot-chase scene from the game, loaded with “quick-time events,” meaning that when you see a button command appear on the screen, and you push it at … Continue reading

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Andrew Tobias: Good News

“We have a black President and Attorney General, women are accorded far more respect (20 in the Senate, up from zero; 3 on the Court, up from zero and zero), life is immeasurably better for LGBT Americans, most of the … Continue reading

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