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Save the Date - J. F. Riordan at Centennial Hall September 29

By Tim R on Sep 3, 2014 8:35 AM

J.F. Riordan was born in New Jersey and moved to Wisconsin as a child. She studied voice at the University of New Mexico and returned to the Midwest to teach high school English before taking a position as a program offi cer for a foundation. She lives in exile from Washington Island with her husband and two dogs.

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In His House at R'lyeh, Dead Cthulu Waits Dreaming

By Tim R on Aug 20, 2014 8:26 AM

Today marks the 124th birthday of Howard Phillips Lovecraft. He is not alive today, but for all we know his shambling corpse awaits the day where it will burst forth to feast upon the flesh of the living.

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Happy Birthday, George Orwell!

By Tim R on Jun 25, 2014 8:35 AM

While he's not around to celebrate (He'd be 111 years old, if he was), today is the birthday of author George Orwell. One of the authors whose classic works get thrust upon us during our school years, his name should be familiar to many. His work, especially Nineteen Eighty-Four and Animal Farm, have had a lasting impact on literature, culture, and society.

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