Category Archives: The Printed Word

Musings on all things printed

Death Becomes Her

Here are your options: 1. You die. However, every time that you die, you are reborn and get to live your life over again with the ability to correct the mistakes of your past but condemned, as all humans are, … Continue reading

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X Rated with Evan James Roskos

There was this guy in my graduate English classes who I used to admiringly and sardonically refer to (behind his back, of course) as the “smartest kid in the room.” He simultaneously pissed me off to no end and inspired … Continue reading

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I Heard He Killed A Man…

Last week, after having read The Great Gatsby for the first time in at least a decade, I had a dream that I went to see the movie, but in my dream, the movie was a cartoon. Granted, it had … Continue reading

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More Pimpin’! (You’re Right, Evan: It Ain’t Easy)

So, in my last post, I forgot to mention some very important people doing some very important work. These are folks who are not just downright talented but never neglect to give me the good ol’ thumbs up on Facebook … Continue reading

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Post, Pimp, Promote

I’m a big fan of being supportive, especially when it comes to my friends and their artistic/creative endeavors. So, whenever I get the chance to give a shout out, I do. Today, I learned about the Post, Pimp, and Promote … Continue reading

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The Boss Loves Women (and don’t let anyone tell you otherwise)

In a recent article titled “The Only Three Women in Bruce Springsteen’s Music,” writer Rebecca Bohanan critiques the role that female characters have played in Bruce Springsteen’s music. She ends her article stating: …Springsteen’s American Dream is still about a … Continue reading

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X Rated with Marc Schuster

Today, I had the pleasure of two firsts: conducting my first interview and conducting my first interview with author Marc Schuster. Schuster’s second novel The Grievers is gearing up for release on May 1, and he graciously sat down with … Continue reading

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