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Resist Psychic Death: 250 Anecdotes By David Bruce
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Print edition. In Bikini Kill’s early songs, vocalist Kathleen Hanna tends to repeat lines many times. She had a reason for doing this. The sound equipment they played live with was very bad,... More > and she worried that no one would understand the words, and so she repeated them over and over so that the audience would hear them. Some of the lyrics deserve to be heard over and over—for example, she repeated these lines from the song “Resist Psychic Death” over and over: “I resist with every inch and every breath / I resist this psychic death.”< Less
Ben Jonson's The Devil is an Ass: A Retelling By David Bruce
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This is an easy-to-read retelling of Ben Jonson's comedy THE DEVIL IS AN ASS. People who read this version first will find the original play much easier to read and understand. THE DEVIL IS AN ASS... More > because human beings are so much better than THE DEVIL at doing evil. Nevertheless, in this comic play virtue triumphs.< Less
John Ford’s "The Broken Heart": A Retelling By David Bruce
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This is an easy-to-read retelling of John Ford's THE BROKEN HEART. According to Charles Lamb, "Ford was of the first order of poets. He sought for sublimity, not by parcels in metaphors or... More > visible images, but directly where she has her full residence in the heart of man; in the actions and sufferings of the greatest minds."< Less
The Funniest People in Music: 250 Anecdotes By David Bruce
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Paperback edition. This book is one-half of my previous book "The Funniest People in Books and Music: 500 Anecdotes." It contains 250 anecdotes about music, including this one: British... More > actor Stanley Holloway once mentioned to Jascha Heifetz that he was looking for a school for his son, and he named one school that accepted pupils very early in their life—at two and a half years old. “Two and a half,” Mr. Heifetz said. “What’s he going to do till then? Just loaf around?”< Less

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LIFT LIFT By Dan Ward
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