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David Bruce: John Lyly’s Endymion, The Man in the Moon: A Retelling (FREE PDF)

SOME BOOKS BY DAVID BRUCE (LOTS OF FREE PDFS) RETELLINGS OF A CLASSIC WORK OF LITERATURE DO YOU KNOW A LANGUAGE OTHER THAN ENGLISH? IF YOU DO, I GIVE YOU PERMISSION TO TRANSLATE ANY OR ALL OF MY RETELLINGS, COPYRIGHT … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Be a Work of Art — Education, Etiquette

David Bruce Anecdotes Education • Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev was known for his ignorance in general and his ignorance of the arts in particular — a fact that underground humorists used in jokes such as this: When he died, he went … Continue reading

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David Bruce: John Lyly’s MIDAS: A Retelling (FREE PDF)

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John Lyly’s CAMPASPE: A Retelling (FREE PDF)

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David Bruce: The Funniest People in Families, Volume 5 — Weddings, Work

David Bruce Anecdotes Weddings • Bloopers sometimes appear in newspapers, as when the California Jewish Voice published this marriage announcement: “Miss Deborah Stein, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Stein, was joined in marriage yesterday afternoon to Mr. Harry Salzman, at … Continue reading

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Margaret Cavendish’s THE UNNATURAL TRAGEDY: A Retelling (Free PDF)

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David Bruce: The Funniest People in Families, Volume 3 — Weddings, Work

Weddings • Some early preachers knew exactly how to get paid well for officiating at a wedding. When the groom asked how much the officiating cost, the preacher would say, “I don’t make a charge, but I allow the groom to … Continue reading

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Music Recommendation: The Shadows — “Apache”

BRUCE’S RECOMMENDATION OF BANDCAMP MUSIC Track: “Apache” Album: REELIN’ IN THE YEARS – THE SIX BEST ROCK ‘N’ ROLL ALBUMS OF 1962 Artist: The Shadows Record Company: Fidelity Masters Record Company Location: UK Info: “Fidelity Masters is a record label … Continue reading

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Abortion Messaging

SOME BOOKS BY DAVID BRUCE (Lots of FREE PDFs) RETELLINGS OF A CLASSIC WORK OF LITERATURE Ben Jonson’s The Alchemist: A Retelling https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/731768 https://davidbruceblog429065578.wordpress.com/ben-jonson-free-pdfs/ https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ZEHJnB1_5RpznJDgrdO9Fzkz0R5nqF6n/view?usp=sharing https://www.lulu.com/spotlight/brucebATohioDOTedu (HARDCOVER FOR SALE) Ben Jonson’s The Arraignment, or Poetaster: A Retelling                                                                           https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/1144681 https://anecdotesandmusic.wordpress.com/2022/05/02/david-bruce-ben-jonsons-the-arraignment-or-poetaster-a-retelling-free-pdf/ https://drive.google.com/file/d/1S1nIEZ7fgHIyV4-ZDozfJ4FcVUlaC13_/view?usp=sharing Ben Jonson’s Bartholomew Fair: A Retelling  … Continue reading

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Slava Ukraine — 13 May 2022

How did Russia lose an ‘entire battalion’ crossing a Ukrainian bridge? | Ben Hodges The Russians have not demonstrated very good operational security or concealing their movements.” After Russia loses an ‘entire battalion’ crossing a bridge in Ukraine, Ayesha Hazarika … Continue reading

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