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Set the Night on Fire, Briefly! An Oral History of the Perseid Meteor Shower

01:47:32 meteor: It’s funny, you know? No one ever said outright, “Let’s be the most brilliant meteor show in the night sky.” It just sort of happ—                           … Continue reading

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The COVID Mask of Zorro!

Hola. My name is Don Rosseto de la Vista Cruza, as my father was before me but with hairier shoulders. To the people of los Muncipios del este, I am but a mild-mannered writer of pandemic pamphletos. I am particularly … Continue reading

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Plato’s Allegory of the Cake

SOCRATES: Imagine this: People live in an underground dwelling. They are chained to the floor and can see only that which is before them. A fire behind them casts a glow within this grotto, and before them is a low … Continue reading

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“The Tale of Trumpity Slug” by Beatrix Potter

Once upon a time there was a fat orange slug called Trumpity. He was a very naughty slug who lived in Mr. Magoon’s vegetable garden among the shady bracken. The garden had one time been the envy of all the … Continue reading

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Classic Canadian Television of the 1970s

Fly-In Postman Set in the remote woods of Northern Ontario known as “Windchill Country,” this half-hour drama centred on the adventures Sam MacPherson, former RCAF pilot turned remote Canada Post mail carrier. Each episode saw Sam land his seaplane on … Continue reading

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