Lady Liberty Sings the Blues

Lady Liberty Sings the Blues
Emeritus Professor of English at SUNY-Buffalo
Howard R. Wolf is Emeritus Professor of English and Senior Fellow at SUNY-Buffalo and the author of three memoirs, a novel (Broadway Serenade), personal essays, and many short stories.A Fulbright Scholar in Turkey and South Africa,he is now putting together a collection ofstories, EXILES BY STARLIGHT, and a play, HOME AT THE END OF THEDAY. Mr. Wolf is a graduate of Horace Mann School, Amherst College(BA), Columbia (MA), and The University of Michigan (PH.D) where he won a Hopwood for fiction. Howard lives in Amherst, New York where he writes and cultivates a small garden.
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Lady Liberty still beckons as she sings the blues. “Behold! I do not give lectures…” (Walt Whitman) A marketable Parisian-style literary critic who taught in SUNY-Buffalo’s English Department … Read more

The Particle Poet’s Inflammatory Smoking Jacket

The Particle Poet’s Inflammatory Smoking Jacket
Emeritus Professor of English at SUNY-Buffalo
Howard R. Wolf is Emeritus Professor of English and Senior Fellow at SUNY-Buffalo and the author of three memoirs, a novel (Broadway Serenade), personal essays, and many short stories.A Fulbright Scholar in Turkey and South Africa,he is now putting together a collection ofstories, EXILES BY STARLIGHT, and a play, HOME AT THE END OF THEDAY. Mr. Wolf is a graduate of Horace Mann School, Amherst College(BA), Columbia (MA), and The University of Michigan (PH.D) where he won a Hopwood for fiction. Howard lives in Amherst, New York where he writes and cultivates a small garden.
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One colleague’s smoking jacket was rumored to be the same one he had worn for twenty years without being dry-cleaned. Most faculty dressed casually in the once upon … Read more

President Biden to Unveil New College Student Homicide Forgiveness Program

President Biden to Unveil New College Student Homicide Forgiveness Program
Ted holland attended college for four years. The year that he bothered to go to class he studied history. He majored in throwing quarters in the jukebox in the Student Union canteen and minored in a girl named Marsha. His books include This Day In African American Musicand B Western Actors Encyclopedia.
Ted Holland

Dispatches from SNN (Slobovian News Network) New “College Student Homicide Forgiveness Program” announced to give unfortunate killers a new start. If by chance in 1965 you killed your … Read more

Donnie’s Grade Three Report Card

Donnie’s Grade Three Report Card
Dave's political satire and short humor have appeared in most major North American newspapers. He is also the author of several humor collections including "Dare to be Average", "Screams & Whispers" and "King Donald I" available on Amazon.
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Michael Cohen may have threatened Trump’s colleges for him, but not his grade school. And we have his report card. “[Trump] directed me to threaten his high school, … Read more

Operation Varsity Blues: Rich Is as Rich Does

The New York Times says Emmy-nominated comedian and writer Will Durst “is quite possibly the best political satirist working in the country today.” The Humor Times says "Durst is the Sage of Satire, the Learned Lampooner, the King of Political Satire!" Check his website for upcoming stand-up performance dates. Will's books, including Elect to Laugh! A Hilarious, Common Sense Guide to American Politics are available at Amazon and better bookstores all over this great land of ours. From Ulysses Press.
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Colleges involved in the Operation Varsity Blues scandal announced internal investigations destined to get to the bottom of things somewhere near the turn of the next century. Stop … Read more

Mid-Term Addendum to My Syllabus for Freshman Composition II

Mid-Term Addendum to My Syllabus for Freshman Composition II
Candy Schulman is a nationally recognized writer, professor and college essay coach. She has published hundreds of personal essays, humor pieces, and articles in leading print and online publications.

A teacher’s list of banned excuses for not reading the syllabus or being prepared for class. Dear Students, Sometimes I long to return to simpler days of student … Read more

Movie Review: “Maggie’s Plan”

Movie Review: “Maggie’s Plan”
Gary Chew was a classical music host, programmer and producer on Capital Public Radio’s KXPR 88.9FM, Sacramento for 18 years. He retired in January 2007. Read more about Gary's long and storied career here.
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“Maggie’s Plan” – a film review by Gary Chew Sacramento’s Greta Gerwig looks nothing at all like Woody Allen. She’s a woman; plus she’s also good looking. But … Read more

It’s Time to Free Youth from Student Debt

National radio commentator, writer, public speaker, and author of the book, "Swim Against The Current: Even A Dead Fish Can Go With The Flow," Jim Hightower has spent three decades battling the Powers That Be on behalf of the Powers That Ought To Be - consumers, working families, environmentalists, small businesses, and just-plain-folks.

Twice elected Texas Agriculture Commissioner, Hightower is a modern-day Johnny Appleseed, spreading the message of progressive populism all across the American grassroots.

He broadcasts daily radio commentaries that are carried in more than 150 commercial and public stations and on the web.
Jim Hightower
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Many degree programs are mediocre or worse — predatory loan scams that saddle people with student debt. Butch Hancock, one of Austin’s finest singer-songwriters, grew up in the … Read more

College Pitch to a Middle School Student

College Pitch to a Middle School Student
Walter Bowne is a writer of humor, creative nonfiction, essays, and literary fiction. He enjoys taking commas out and placing them back in again.
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NYU is recruiting, and middle schools may hold students with great potential Office of Admissions New York University New York, NY 10003 Dear John, Listen. You’ve impressed us. … Read more

The Frat Pack: My Big Fat Greek Shitstorm

The Frat Pack: My Big Fat Greek Shitstorm
John Glynn is an Irishman, a lover of Guinness and a
potato connoisseur. An expert in the area of mediocrity, he one day hopes to own a decent coffee maker and visit SeaWorld Orlando.

Fraternities were created with two noble practices in mind: excessive alcohol consumption and elitism After Sigma Alpha Epsilon’s ode to Donald Sterling, fraternities haven’t just had a controversial … Read more

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