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Episode 30 – “A Stop at Willoughby”

Can life be bad enough that death looks inviting? Or could death be good enough that life pales in comparison?  In “A Stop at Willoughby” we experience the confrontation with attraction of death from both the inside and the outside. … Continue reading

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Episode 8 – “Time Enough at Last”

“Make it quick and get back to your cage!” That’s the command Henry Bemis’s bank president boss barks out after berating him for reading on the job, and more generally for his interest in poetry, fiction, and books generally, an … Continue reading

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Episode 7 – “The Lonely”

Loneliness – the cure is usually real interaction with other living and breathing human beings. Those others are not automobiles or other mechanical devices – such things cannot comfort someone who lacks the comfort of other persons. Cory is the … Continue reading

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