Monthly Archives: July 2011

A photographic history of the Space Shuttle Program

A photographic history of the Space Shuttle Program   Bet you didn’t know Nixon started it…    

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IBM Selectric Typewriter turns 50

IBM Selectric Typewriter turns 50   I grew up on the IBM Selectric. At one time I was able to type more than 120 w.p.m. with no errors.   There is a Chapter in You’re Lost Little Girl that touches … Continue reading

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Famous Author Rejection Letters

Famous Author Rejection Letters: True Stories Of Unbelievable Rejections   Indy Publishing is where they would have had to turn today.                

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William S. Burroughs advice for politicians…

“Tell the truth once and for all and shut up forever.”     William S. Burroughs and David Bowie circa 1974  

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the decline and fall of the Roman (no) Russian (no) American Empire

the decline and fall of the Roman (no) Russian (no) American Empire. It started before Reagan took office, that actor statesman who so many cherish or despise, love or hate, idolize and use again and again for personal gain. At … Continue reading

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…an instant global consciousness…

“You develop an instant global consciousness, a people orientation, an intense dissatisfaction with the state of the world, and a compulsion to do something about it. From out there on the moon, international politics look so petty. You want to … Continue reading

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Svetlana Savitskaya

On this day in 1984 Soviet Cosmonaut Svetlana Savitskaya became the first WOMAN to perform a spacewalk.  

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