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–Advertisement– (I stole this photo from Marisa’s facebook page, because we live in the future and that’s how things work now -editor) Tonight the Oklahoma City Thunder play the Spurs and I’m nervous. I’ve never been invested in any sports team in my life. Sure, I want OU to win all of the football games,… Continue Reading Basketball and Heartbreak
Herbert Mitgang. Dangerous Dossiers. New York. Primus. 1996. 340 pages. ISBN 1-55611-485-0 Much has been written about the FBI’s COINTELPRO operations; the cold war era domestic spying operation that tracked civil rights workers, leftists, and other “subversives”. Less well known is the widespread surveillance of artists and writers of the same era. Allen Ginsburg, James… Continue Reading Book Review: Herbert Mitgang- Dangerous Dossiers.