Tuesday Dec 3
John Locke Foundation
Meeting his goals by ignoring his job
Syracuse law professor Tara Helfman writes in the latest print edition of Commentary magazine that President Obama resembles, in at least one respect, a classic American literary character.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Martin Sheen to star in BBC drama about disaster that inspired 'Moby Dick'
Acting legend Martin Sheen has signed on to star in a BBC One drama about a maritime disaster that inspired Herman Melville to write Moby Dick .
Thu Nov 21, 2013
"Falling Upwards": The weird and wonderful history of the hot air balloon
At the beginning of "Falling Upwards: How We Took to the Air," Richard Holmes announces a literary ambition to match the aerial ambition of his air balloon pilots and pioneers, by offering a lengthy chapter of epigraphs not unlike the long list of quotations that Herman Melville deployed at the beginning of "Moby-Dick."
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Read 'Moby Dick' on the Beach in Venice
A complete reading of Herman Melville's book Moby Dick will take place Saturday and Sunday on the beach in Venice.
North Texas e-News
On this day -- November 20
November 20 is the 324th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar . There are 41 days remaining until the end of the year.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Rieder: Gearing up for a journalism juggernaut
Everyone knows that Herman Melville wrote a masterpiece called Moby Dick. Languishing in obscurity is another highly regarded Melville novel called Pierre, or the Ambiguities Languishing in obscurity is another Melville novel that was savaged when it came out but has received kinder treatment from contemporary critics.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
A taste of Yuletide Nantucket
"Born on Nantucket and raised in the Rocky Mountains," Lucky Dog is distilled in Sun Valley, Idaho from Idaho winter wheat and clear Rocky Mountain meltwater that is drawn from the Snake River aquifer..
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Today in History for Nov. 14, 2013
Today is Thursday, Nov. 14, the 318th day of 2013. There are 47 days left in the year.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
The Washington Post
Emojis: Stupid or cutting-edge communication?
Emojis are small images that are generally used in text messages to better communicate.
Sun Nov 10, 2013
What's all the buzz about?
Last weekend, I signed up for a class on Herman Melville for the spring semester because I realized that, if I didn't, it was unlikely that I'd ever read "Moby Dick."
Sat Nov 09, 2013
Franzen hated Salinger, Moby-Dick
US AUTHOR Jonathan Franzen has revealed the books he most loves and loathes, hating on some of the world's most celebrated stories.
Fri Nov 08, 2013
Albany Times Union
Chris Hemsworth 'Going To Bed Hungry' On 500 Calories A Day For 'Thor' Slimdown
Actor Chris Hemsworth packed on the pounds to play super-buff superhero "Thor" in the film's "The Dark World" sequel , hitting theaters today.