My new column on pirates and pirate movies is up: http://www.matchflick.com/column/2029 The book is due in eight days and so I can’t blog or think or clean the house or anything . . .
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First, happy Labor Day! Remember that the whole idea of the weekend and days off came (due to industrialization first) from labor unions. We generally have time off and no child labor and safety and all kinds of things because of people who fought for it. Of course, there are crappy union moves. But [...]
For those of you keeping track, the book is due to McFarland on October 1st. I’ve been working a bit feverishly on it and yesterday succumbed to simple exhaustion after finishing the 14,000 word chapter on satire and postmodernism.
So today, after finally catching up on some sleep, I’m not doing too much book [...]