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The Soldier Joker George Horatio Derby By Richard A. Paskowitz, M.D.
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Derby was a soldier, cartographer, humorist, engineer, and practical joker. He surveyed the Sacramento Valley, the Tulare Valley, San Diego Harbor, the mouth of the Colorado River. His humor concepts... More > were used and "expanded" by Mark Twain. He knew and interacted with General Winfield Scott, Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant, and William Tecumseh Sherman. He was a classmate of George Pickett, George McClellan, and Stonewall Jackson. Derby lived in San Diego from 1853-54 in the Derby-Pendleton House, now located on the Whaley House grounds.< Less
Joker In The Deck: A Haley And Willi Novel By Larry M. Rosen
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Haley and 3-M plan to kill The Termagant, but at a movie house, a clown opens fire, kills two people, and leaves an enigmatic note—What Would J Do? Thus begins an endgame rooted in 1635,... More > conflating the psychotic Lomi; a killing machine named Übeltäter; natural philosopher Marin Mersenne; movie icon James Cagney; and the prime numbers series. Meanwhile, The Termagant leaves a prophetic note—Your demises shall be my right hand’s gift, but how shall I do it? Asked and answered. Soon, serial killer La Bohème begins murdering women, cutting out a section of cheek, and also leaving a note—She’s so perfect now, my chef-d'oeuvre. As the clown shootings escalate, Haley and 3-M engage in a battle at Kings Dominion, then learn a massacre to be seen by millions is being planned. But as they hunt the killers, the beasts decide to target their families, stoking Willi’s long repressed savagery. After deducing The Termagant’s identity, she hides her discovery, then confronts the killer on her own.< Less
Joker In the Deck: A Haley and Willi Novel By Larry M. Rosen
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Haley and 3-M plan to kill The Termagant, but at a movie house, a clown opens fire, kills two people, and leaves an enigmatic note—What Would J Do? Thus begins an endgame rooted in 1635,... More > conflating the psychotic Lomi; a killing machine named Übeltäter; natural philosopher Marin Mersenne; movie icon James Cagney; and the prime numbers series. Meanwhile, The Termagant leaves a prophetic note—Your demises shall be my right hand’s gift, but how shall I do it? Asked and answered. Soon, serial killer La Bohème begins murdering women, cutting out a section of cheek, and also leaving a note—She’s so perfect now, my chef-d'oeuvre. As the clown shootings escalate, Haley and 3-M engage in a battle at Kings Dominion, then learn a massacre to be seen by millions is being planned. But as they hunt the killers, the beasts decide to target their families, stoking Willi’s long repressed savagery. After deducing The Termagant’s identity, she hides her discovery, then confronts the killer on her own.< Less
Soldier Joker I Remember Squibob By Richard Paskowitz
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" I remember Squibob ". That was from the memoirs William Tecumseh Sherman. Others remembered Squibob by different names and attitudes. This is a mostly true account of their dealing with... More > this enigmatic man. Their stories and his influence mark a distinct and memorable part of California and western American history. Some of the "Greats" of the 19th Century recall Squibob: Lincoln, Grant, Mark Twain, Bennett Riley, William Tecumseh Sherman, Lillie Coit of Coit Tower, Frederick Olmstead, and Hartman Bache.< Less
Soldier Joker I Remember Squibob By Richard Paskowitz
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" I remember Squibob ". That was from the memoirs William Tecumseh Sherman. Others remembered Squibob by different names and attitudes. This is a mostly true account of their dealing with... More > this enigmatic man. Their stories and his influence mark a distinct and memorable part of California and western American history. Some of the "Greats" of the 19th Century recall Squibob: Lincoln, Grant, Mark Twain, Bennett Riley, William Tecumseh Sherman, Lillie Coit of Coit Tower, Frederick Olmstead, and Hartman Bache.< Less
Soldier Joker a Bright Light: The Gulf Coast Lighthouses By Richard A. Paskowitz, M.D.
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The Pensacola Lighthouse was built by Lt. George Horatio Derby (The Soldier Joker). He was the 8th District Lighthouse Engineer (1857-1859). The Pensacola Lighthouse that was lit in 1859 survived the... More > Civil War (including bombardment), two lightning strikes, an earthquake, and ALL of the hurricanes and tornadoes that have plagued the Gulf Coast. He was the Engineer of record for the lighting of the lighthouses of Sand Island and Pensacola on January 1, 1859.< Less
Soldier Joker A Bright Light: The Gulf Coast Lighthouses By Richard A. Paskowitz, M.D.
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The Pensacola Lighthouse was built by Lt. George Horatio Derby (The Soldier Joker). He was the 8th District Lighthouse Engineer (1857-1859). The Pensacola Lighthouse that was lit in 1859 survived the... More > Civil War (including bombardment), two lightning strikes, an earthquake, and ALL of the hurricanes and tornadoes that have plagued the Gulf Coast. He was the Engineer of record for the lighting of the lighthouses of Sand Island and Pensacola on January 1, 1859.< Less
Soldier Joker Cerro Gordo of the Mexican War By Richard Paskowitz
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SOLDIER JOKER Cerro Gordo of the Mexican War 1. The battle that won the war. 2. The war that won the continent. 3. The battle that made the man---Robert E. Lee 4. The plan that won the battle. 5.... More > The war that served as a training ground for the Civil War. 6. The forgotten letter by the forgotten man of the forgettable war that led to the war that divided us. 7. The letter written by the Father of American Wit (He ante-dated Mark Twain by ten years).< Less
Soldier Joker Cerro Gordo of the Mexican War By Richard Paskowitz
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SOLDIER JOKER Cerro Gordo of the Mexican War 1. The battle that won the war. 2. The war that won the continent. 3. The battle that made the man---Robert E. Lee 4. The plan that won the battle. 5.... More > The war that served as a training ground for the Civil War. 6. The forgotten letter by the forgotten man of the forgettable war that led to the war that divided us. 7. The letter written by the Father of American Wit (He ante-dated Mark Twain by ten years).< Less
Clowns and Jokers Can Heal Us: Comedy and Medicine By Albert Howard Carter
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Howard Carter presents and analyzes humor inside and outside of the hospital. He argues that rituals of comedy affirm our humanity, aid healing, and should routinely be part of medical care. Carter... More > discusses a wide range of comedy: the work of a hospital clown, ER humor that ranges from the playful to the harsh, humor that breaks taboo, humorous uses of imagery, character, and story, Freudian attacks, and jokes about sex, aging, and death. Humor, he finds, helps us deal with difficult subjects, creates social bonds, and affirms positive values. Because humor frees our imaginations and gives us pleasure, it provides a humane context for maintaining health when we are well and for healing when we are sick.< Less

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