BITS & PIECES OF A MISPLACED LIFE

i POLITICAL CORRECTNESS   The three towering geniuses of European culture, Shakespeare, Mozart and Leonardo Di Vinci, were not allowed to appear on the euro note as they might, in their separate ways , cause offense; mozart because he was a “womanizer”, Shakespeare, because he wrote The Merchant of Venice, a play judged to beContinue reading “BITS & PIECES OF A MISPLACED LIFE”

BITS & PIECES OF A MISPLACED LIFE –

0;p THE MERRY JESTS OF WITTGENSTEIN #4 By Louis Phillips                   No mask.                  No reading. NOTES FROM A DIARY   Even in a medieval cottage Illuminated by erotic wattage Of souls in collision & collusion, Love is nothing if not specific.  **   Even if this sentence were false, you would read it allContinue reading “BITS & PIECES OF A MISPLACED LIFE –”

BITS & PIECES OF A MISPLACED LIFE

BUMPER STICKERS     Keep America beautiful — eat a beer can.   **   Support your President; burn a copy of the Constitution.    (during the second term of George W. Bush; today more applicable than ever)  **   God Made Us Sisters; Prozac Made Us Friends          My Mother Is aContinue reading “BITS & PIECES OF A MISPLACED LIFE”

BITS & PIECES OF A MISPLACED LIFE

UNTITLED — reprinted from SENTENCED by Louis Phillips (World Audience Books) Available from Amazon “I think a good title is obliged to exist at a more primitive level than clear exposition can provide.” Norman Mailer         Titles! Without titles, how would we be able to identify the books we are reading or wish to read?Continue reading “BITS & PIECES OF A MISPLACED LIFE”

BITS & PIECES OFA MISPLACED LIFE-Book Issue

  “I speak a lot of time working in saloons… I was a kid… They paid you and the checks didn’t bounce. I didn’t meet any Nobel Prizewinners in saloons but if Francis of Assisi was a singer and worked in saloons he would have met the same guys.”   Frank Sinatra, quoted by PeteContinue reading “BITS & PIECES OFA MISPLACED LIFE-Book Issue”

BITS &PIECES OF A MISPLACED LIFE

AMERICA/ AMERICANS            Mr. Pennhollow is the symbol of something that Americans, with their instinctive faith in human perfectibility, have always refused to acknowledge. The presence in the world of evil that is not accidental or caused by defective environment but is achieved by deliberate choice over good; evil that wears the calmContinue reading “BITS &PIECES OF A MISPLACED LIFE”

BITS & PIECES OF A MISPLACED LIFE

  MOVIES     The easiest movie to  cast and get made is a sexual thriller set at a resort location in the tropics. Every movie star wants a paid vacation, tropical sunshine, swimming in he moonlight. Every movie star wants to have real sex on the beach with his co-star.        GUY McELAINE .Continue reading “BITS & PIECES OF A MISPLACED LIFE”

BITS & PIECES OF A MISPLACED LIFE:POLITICS

It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all the others have been tried. Winston Churchill (1874-1965) COMEBACKS   When longtime Boston Mayor James M. Curley was speaking during one of his many political campaigns a heckler shouted,     “I wouldn’t  vote for you if you were St. Peter.”  CurleyContinue reading “BITS & PIECES OF A MISPLACED LIFE:POLITICS”