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prodigal radio: mercury in midtown

Orson Welles. The baggy trickster who scared the radio audience at 23, and in infuriated the Hearst empire at 25, with Citizen Kane. …In the mid 1930′s, America was still far down in the Depression; as a time for launching … Continue reading

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Utopia: stories of the days to come

Utopia is not exactly the same as the Messianic Kingdom where the wolf dwells with the lamb and the leopard lies down with the kid. Its peaceable, but only through divine intervention. The other Utopia, the secular one, is a … Continue reading

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