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It Almost Kills You

It Almost Kills You

This amazing find in the world of Moth comes to us from Brooks Tate. 

Have you ever had this experience? You are driving, listening to talk radio, and you find yourself in the midst of the most remarkable story. Some voice is just talking and saying the most amazing things. You find that you’re being pulled into a trance…until, well, you arrive at the office or gym or wherever it was you were driving to, click off the ignition and keep going about your day.

I had this experience a few weeks ago. Twice. In the same weekend I heard the same…

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Anthony Griffith on the Fool's Fortune

Anthony Griffith on the Fool’s Fortune

The comedian has been around a while. And comedians are always most funny because they are probing something true, and often painfully so. Shakespeare’s fools operated on this paradox very well, most notably in Lear.  Jan Kott, a Shakespeare scholar, says this of the general role of the Shakespearean jester or fool:

He has no illusions and does not seek consolation in the existence of natural or supernatural order, which provides for the punishment of evil and the reward of good… But the Fool does not desert his ridiculous, degraded king, and accompanies him on his way to madness. The Fool…

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