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By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 22nd, 2019
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‘Peanut Butter Falcon’ is an engaging 2019 Huck Finn story with a message on compassion

What makes Mark Twain so great is the timelessness of his writing and the new film, The Peanut Butter Falcon, is the latest reincarnations of one those great tales, in particularly, Huckleberry Finn. Shia LaBeouf More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, April 28th, 2018
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GQ Magazine writer attacks the Bible as ‘foolish’ and believers ‘who supposedly live by it’

GQ magazine is making and headlines and taking lumps for including the Bible on their list “21 Books You Don’t Have to Read,” calling scripture ” repetitive, self-contradictory, sententious, More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, December 26th, 2017
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‘Sensitivity readers’ censoring children’s books deemed racist and offensive

The NY Times touted a new post analyzing the editorial response to free copies of Keira Drake’s book “The Continent,” changed the industry after it was blasted as “racist trash,” “retrograde” More...

By deskofbrian On Monday, May 29th, 2017
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Honoring Memorial Day- Great quotes and links

On this Memorial Day, I am proud to thank all of those who served our country defending our freedom and rights as we know them today. While it is easy to thank them it is even more important to understand the long-term More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 18th, 2015
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This Day in History: Mark Twain publishes ‘The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn”

On this day in 1885, Mark Twain publishes his famous, and arguably, his most controversial, novel: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Twain first introduced Huck Finn as the best friend of Tom Sawyer, hero of More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 3rd, 2013
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Atheist group set to launch 1-800 hotline for those ‘Recovering from Religion’

Drug and alcohol hotlines are pretty common so an atheist group is working on a 1-800 line to help those wishing to “flee their religion.” Atheists and secularists are preparing to launch the “Hotline More...


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