BITS & PIECES OF A MISPLACED LIFE -#8

THE READING & WRITING ISSUE SHOULD YOU BECOME A PUBLISHER?   On December 21, 1950 in a letter to Burroughs Mitchell of Scribner’s , Norman Mailer declared that the title to James Jones’ great war novel –From Here to Eternity –was  an “awful title.” If you agree or disagree with Mailer’s assessment give yourself 150Continue reading “BITS & PIECES OF A MISPLACED LIFE -#8”

PHILLIPS' MISCELLANY #7

‘ On language, words, word play etc. THE APPLE-SAUCE CHRONICLES LANGUAGE  “It can hardly be a coincidence that no language on earth has ever produced the expression “as pretty as an airport”.      Douglas Adams Language, according to the anthropologist Robin Dunbar, evolved because gossip is a more efficient version of the “social grooming” essentialContinue reading “PHILLIPS' MISCELLANY #7”

BITS & PIECES OF A MISPLACED LIFE #5

SOMETHING FUN TO DO ON A RAINY DAY IN YOUR OWN HOME SHOOT YOURSELF OUT OF A CANNON FROM YOUR LIVING ROOM INTOYOUR KITCHEN FOR A MIDNIGHT SNACK. IF IT TAKES ALL DAY FOR YOUTO ACCOMPLISH THIS FEAT, THEN YOU ARE DEFINITELY NOT USING ENOUGH GUNPOWDER. **** TIME MAGAZINE IS NOT ALWAYS RIGHT On SeptemberContinue reading “BITS & PIECES OF A MISPLACED LIFE #5”

BITS & PIECES OF A MISPLACED LIFE #4

** EPITAPHS     Beneath this stone our Bobby lies.   He neither crys or hollers. He lived just one and twenty days    And cost us forty dollars.           Burlington Cemetery, Vermont   **     Under this Marble, or under this Sill,   Or under this Turf, or ev’n what they will,Continue reading “BITS & PIECES OF A MISPLACED LIFE #4”

BITS & PIECES OF A MISPLACED LIFE # 3

BLOG #3   After he reads his own humorous poem, the late Victor Buono sits down with Johnny Carson and  reads a poem  I wrote about my grandmother. Victor had played the lead in my play THE LAST OF THEMARX BROTHERS WRITERS.   Attachments area Preview YouTube video JOHNNY CARSON INTERVIEW VICTOR BUONO Jan 13Continue reading “BITS & PIECES OF A MISPLACED LIFE # 3”

BITS & PIECES OF A MISPLACED LIFE #2

The Incredible Shrinking Author Please keep these words in your sight at all times. If you look away, who knows what might happen? **** What do you see in The Marquis de Sade? Beats me! What’s the difference between 16.5 feet and a former New York Yankee all-star 3rd baseman? NO DIFFERENCE AT ALL. BOTHContinue reading “BITS & PIECES OF A MISPLACED LIFE #2”

BITS & PIECES OF A MISPLACED LIFE

Some bits & Pieces of A MISPLACED LIFE Posted bylouisprofphillipsNovember 1, 2019Posted inUncategorizedEditSome bits & Pieces of A MISPLACED LIFE In NYC, you know you are in a fashionable restaurant if there is mouthwash in the bathroom; I’m used to restaurant bathrooms that post the phone numbers of bail bondsmen. There is no news like no news.Continue reading “BITS & PIECES OF A MISPLACED LIFE”

Introduce Yourself (Example Post)

This is an example post, originally published as part of Blogging University. Enroll in one of our ten programs, and start your blog right. You’re going to publish a post today. Don’t worry about how your blog looks. Don’t worry if you haven’t given it a name yet, or you’re feeling overwhelmed. Just click theContinue reading “Introduce Yourself (Example Post)”