A couple years ago a friend published a book titled “Teacher!, Teacher! , Mr. D’s amazing adventures at Collwood High .” It’s by J. D’Alessandro. We got to talking, me listening, and he waxing eloquent about writing music. So … Continue reading
Last nite 10/19/15 at Free Library of Philadelphia heard excellent panel on “Race, Poe and Philadelphia” by Dr. Liliane Weissberg, U of P prof and editor of “Romancing the Shadow: Race and Poe” with Donn Scott, local historian and ast … Continue reading
I don’t know why some folk who count themselves as Friends of Poe, refuse to acknowledge that the state of the science of “addiction recovery” in 1848 was non-existent. It wasn’t until the early 1900’s that Freud’s discovery of the … Continue reading
And I want to thank my friend and colleague Herb Moscowitz for this notification from the Poe Society!
Philadelphia City Police beat: Lippard began his career as a publishing writer in January 1842 when he joined the staff of The Spirit of the Times, a Locofoco Democratic newspaper in Philadelphia edited by John S. DuSolle. Lippard served as … Continue reading