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Monthly Archive for June, 2010

Ignorant of the ways of publicity and chance alike, I’m unsure how these things happen but HiLoBrow.com has just been named by Time magazine’s Best Blogs of the Year . I could make up some things but not that! We’ve been meaning to catch up with WWIB’s  recently elusive publisher, Brian Berger, who doesn’t answer the phone, […]

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There was once a very sad and impressionable man who lived in a shabby apartment in a desolate section of Queens. Grady was his name, and it had been quite a long time since anything had gone right for him. Eight months earlier, he’d been fired from his job at the pencil factory. It wasn’t […]

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Akhilleus, prince and greatest of the Akhains, be forebearing. They are badly hurt. All who were the best fighters are now lying among the ships with spear or arrow wounds. Diomêdès, Tydeus’ rugged son, was shot; Odysseus and Agamémnon, the great spearman, have spear wounds; Eurýpylos took an arrow shot deep in his thigh. Surgeons […]

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Achilles, great as you are, Don’t be vengeful. They are dying out there, All of our best— or who used to be our best— They’ve all been hit and are lying Wounded in camp. Diomedes is out, And Odysseus, a good man with a spear, Even Agamemnon has taken a hit. Eurypylus, too, an arrow in […]

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