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Did Family Guy just Skewer some of Ameri...

I don’t need to tell you how funny and ruthlessly scathing Family Guy is when it comes to social commentary. They make crude and simplistic jokes about various aspects of our world, but also weave a brilliant and biting satire to make their point. To the uninitiated the show seems juvenile and their humor pedestrian,  […]

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My Foray into Greek Mythology, Homer’s I

Homer’s Illiad The great war epic of Western literature, translated by acclaimed classicist Robert Fagles Dating to the ninth century B.C., Homer’s timeless poem still vividly conveys the horror and heroism of men and gods wrestling with towering emotions and battling amidst devastation and destruction, as it moves inexorably to the wrenching, tragic conclusion of […]

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