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Essay on Literature is the Mirror of Society

Since the dawn of man, the art of storytelling was utilized to pass on critically deemed information about society, life, and everything. During the early days, much of our history was transposed orally through song and spoken word. Eventually, people […]

Essay on Literature is the Mirror of Society

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Since the dawn of man, the art of storytelling was utilized to pass on critically deemed information about society, life, and everything. During the early days, much of our history was transposed orally through song and spoken word. Eventually, people […]

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Leading by Example: Christian newscaster Tim Tooten believes ‘We are all held accountable’

For almost thirty years, Dr. Tim Tooten Sr. has covered the education beat for WBAL-TV 11 News. Tooten is widely respected in the news business and has won a

Curtis Armstrong at Monster Mania Con in Baltimore credit Anthony C. Hayes

Curtis Armstrong: ‘Revenge of the Nerds’ will always be about tolerance, inclusion

Revenge of the Nerds star Curtis Armstrong at Monster-Mania-Con. (Anthony C. Hayes) Did a 1980's comedy about a group of social misfits help pave the way for today’s societal push

Oasis Bridesmaids Wikipedia Commons

Oasis Bridesmaids

You told me to stay with your brothers at the open bar, while you kicked off the glowing shoes that tragically matched the vomit pink of your bridesmaids’ gowns. You bounced to join

Confederate and Union graves in the “Old Field” of Cypress Hills National Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York. (Kevin C. Fitzpatrick)

Maryland Confederate war hero among 500 ‘rebels’ buried in Brooklyn and the Bronx

Confederate and Union graves in the “Old Field” of Cypress Hills National Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York. (Kevin C. Fitzpatrick) I have paid my respects to the Confederate soldiers buried in

Given the Space Between Trees

Space, like time, is psychological                                                                                  as well as physical                                                                                              —Georgia O'Keeffe        —Laleh and Ledan Bijani, 29-year-old Iranian twins                                 joined at the head, died

Judith O'Dea clutching grave in Night of the Living Dead.

Night of the Living Dread

The cemetery in Evans City, Pennsylvania served as a backdrop for Night of the Living Dead. Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania is a quiet little town which sits in the westernmost part

Mixing Manhattans in Heaven

When skies drizzle over Baltimore, I taste bourbon in the air, and know my parents are drinking Manhattans—two each— in a bistro in another realm, where ice cubes like stars clink into night; maraschino

A Poor Man’s Dream

“ray light morning fire lynch, yester pain in dreams comes again” opening like eyelids resistant to the existence of realities persistent gleam and struggle seems to require an immunity to truth just

Rethinking Possible: A Memoir of Resilience

The Baltimore Post-Examiner is proud to present an excerpt from Rethinking Possible: A Memoir of Resilience by Baltimore author Rebecca Faye Smith Galli. The book is available at Amazon. Galli

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