Category Archives: Cultural Leitmotifs

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

To a solitary child, the world outside his head can feel a bit oppressive. Each morning of the school week becomes an exercise in steely determination. He knows he has to cross that border at the edge of his internal … Continue reading

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It Was the 3rd of June

While we won’t ever know for sure just what she and Billie Joe threw off the Tallahatchie Bridge, Bobbie Gentry’s lazy, throaty delivery of the story makes us feel the weight of its secrets and innuendo. Why not click the … Continue reading

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