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  • 1926 Great Gatsby Trailer: Only Surviving Footage In the tradition of past postings,  I offer you this remarkable trailer for the 1926 film rendition of The Literary Man’s favorite novel. Yours, ~ EP 0 Comments August 22, 2012
  • The Epic Poet is Cited on Wikipedia… ….not the most intelligent reading, but nevertheless flattering. Yours, ~ EP 0 Comments August 20, 2012
  • Stanza XIII We’re the children of humanity. That makes them our parents in a sense. The difference is my flaws are personal, yours are professional. But in the meantime I’ve given us a fighting chance to survive: A rhythm of notes which become your existence once played in harmony. The city devours the land. The people devour […] 0 Comments August 20, 2012
  • “…you must go on, I can’t go on, I’ll go on” Famous Last Lines Literarians, Consider this list of famous last lines: http://americanbookreview.org/PDF/100_Best_Last_Lines_from_Novels.pdf Yours, EP 0 Comments August 13, 2012
  • An Appeal for Decency: Ten Guidelines for Airlines The most offensive part of air travel is the decay of any overall aesthetic. Therefore, I offer the following guidelines for major (& regional) airlines 1. DRESS CODE Similar to a country club:  No sweats, cut-offs or t-shirts.  Gentlemen are expected to wear a collar and sportcoat. [Class] 2. GATE-SIDE LUGGAGE SERVICE The carry-on system […] 0 Comments August 10, 2012
  • Stanza XXX (In Response to Rayburn’s Ghost) Mendacity? Well, you’re an expert at it! The truth is pain and sweat. Variety’s the spice of life. I like a wide selection. Sometimes I’m in the mood for nasty close-ups, sometimes I like them arty and air-brushed. People aren’t always what they appear to be. Don’t forget that! I’ve got the guts to die. […] 0 Comments August 9, 2012
  • Stanza DCCXLVII Our problem is take the bank or split right now, do not go home, do not pack, nothing. 30 secs flat from now we are gone on our separate ways, that’s it. Let’s go make the Captain look like a hero. Isn’t this religious, ah yes. The eternal battle between good and evil, saint and […] 0 Comments June 13, 2012
  • Stanza VII Stop going for the easy buck and start producing something with your life. Create, instead of living off the buying and selling of others. I know you’re not standing on your front porch with a bag of money waiting for me to call you. But I’m not some 18-year-old There are other things, and those […] 0 Comments May 23, 2012
  • This is Important This algorithmic dinglehopper: http://pentametron.com/ Re-posts unintentional (and intentional?) iambic pantameter. & It is awesome.   0 Comments May 10, 2012
  • Stanza LIVCCCXXI Only the ghosts in this house are glad we’re here. The storm is getting closer. The soil in a man’s heart is stonier. Okay don’t tell anyone, but there are these buildings all over the country where secret knowledge is kept. I don’t think we were that powerful Julie, you’re giving us way too much […] 0 Comments May 3, 2012