Al Filreis

deathwork

Donald Hall visited us last April, and I enjoyed every minute of it. He was frail and yet hardy and game at the same time.

not that kind of man

Tom Short, an itinerant evangelist brought to campus by the A&M; Christian Fellowship, told one student that, because she is Jewish, she is going "to burn in Hell." He told another Je

triumph of the therapeutic comes to baseball

John Rocker, once the fireballing closer for the Atlanta Braves, hated coming to Queens, NY, to play the Mets before their raucous urban fans.

as lucid as it gets

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playing tennis in the Pittsburgh wilderness

Robert Frost dismisses modern poetry in Newsweek (January 30, 1956, p. 56):