Daily Archives: March 11, 2022

David Bruce: Mark Twain’s ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN: A Discussion Guide (Free PDF)

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Honk-honk — t r e f o l o g y

I remember when my great grandmother came to visit us from the Old Country. *** It was my nana’s first trip abroad, and her first trip anywhere on her own. *** My great grandfather had died a year earlier at the … Continue reading

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David Bruce: The Coolest People in Comedy: Language, Laughs

Language • Between 1935 and 1940, Buster Keaton was making films in foreign countries. Movies had sound then, so he recorded the movies in various languages, learning a sentence in one language and recording it, and then learning that sentence in … Continue reading

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Music Recommendation: Genki! Genki! Panic

BRUCE’S RECOMMENDATION OF BANDCAMP MUSIC Music: “The Spectrophiliac” Album: GHOULIE HIGH HARMONY Artist: Genki! Genki! Panic Artist Location: Chatanooga, Tennessee Info: “Instrumental dungeon surf from GA.” [And Tennessee?] “Genki” is Japanese for “Energy.” “It’s straightforward fun … the drums provide … Continue reading

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