delanceyplace archive

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Daily Excerpt Subject

using nuclear bombs to build highways -- 10/17/17

george costanza's fiancee dies from licking wedding invitation envelopes -- 10/16/17

the origin of "grotesque" -- 10/13/16

a presidential scandal -- 10/12/17

the declaration of independence -- 10/11/17

the strange comedy of andy kaufman -- 10/10/17

the massacre, mutilation and pillage of rome -- 10/09/17

manchester, children, and sunlight -- 10/06/17

the brain and sugar -- 10/05/17

hobo teenagers -- 10/04/17

young david letterman -- 10/03/17

"can't live, if living is without you" - 10/02/17

paul simon on songwriting --9/29/17

upgrading our brains -- 9/28/17

the electrifying louisiana purchase -- 9/27/17

jimmy webb, glen campbell, and the wichita lineman -- 9/26/17

the monster eating states and cities -- 09/25/17

michelangelo and the sistine chapel -- 9/22/17

most italians did not speak italian -- 9/21/17

child labor in the coal mines -- 9/20/17

jesse james and the great era of train robberies -- 9/19/17

the liberation of prague -- 9/18/17

prisoners were placed in separate cells to stop disease -- 9/15/17

a philosopher of the absurd -- 9/14/17

passing for white -- 9/13/17

chairman mao zedong's father -- 9/12/17

the debut of john lennon's "imagine" -- 9/11/17

hyperinflation helped chairman mao into power -- 9/08/17

orwell versus huxley -- 9/07/17

gunfighting in the old west -- 9/6/17

immigrants were the backbone of the revolutionary army -- 9/05/17

sophia loren's lost childhood -- 9/01/17

j.r.r. tolkien's mother -- 8/31/17

the rape of nanking -- 8/30/17

from Guatebad to Guate­worse -- 8/29/17

al pacino was homeless -- 8/28/17

because of china, britain did not enter the american civil war-- 8/25/17

be simple and slow in speech -- 8/24/17

the japanese begin to eat meat - 8/23/17

what are reasons for? -- 8/22/17

"when johnny comes marching home" -- 8/21/17

war and criminals -- 8/18/17

writing the script for animal house -- 8/17/17

"east berliners romped through the newly porous wall" -- 8/16/17

the perils of overreach -- 8/15/17