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Emma's Writing Sense

Emma's Writing Sense

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 13th 2018

When Jane Austen’s first novel was published in 1811, writing and printing were laborious processes, as there were no personal computers with word-processing and format-emulating programs galore from

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November Preorders / Reverberant Remains

November Preorders / Reverberant Remains

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 7th 2018

Now that Midterm Elections voting is in the rearview, it’s time to cast ballots for the standout array of historical figures, scalawag scrappers and legendary lawbreakers in the November Twilight Time

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Gratitude for Mike

Gratitude for Mike

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 6th 2017

Lasting legacies in any field have their ups and downs, and that of the extraordinary director/producer/comedian/ mentor-of-careers Mike Nichols (1931-2014), born 86 years ago today, was no excepti

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Birthday Medley

Birthday Medley

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Apr 6th 2017

Three formidable figures in the music and film scoring worlds share today as a birthday, and the voluminous variety they represent augur an occasion for triumphant classical fanfares, scintillating

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Hugh – Not Taken for Granted

Hugh – Not Taken for Granted

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Aug 11th 2016

British to the teeth and charming to the core, Hugh Grant has starred alongside some of the greatest screen actresses of our time – Julia Roberts (Notting Hill), Julianne Moore (Nine Months), Sandr

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