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The first time I was here was with Eisenhower in 1953. He was a different kind of man than you find now, the last president born in the nineteenth century. He smelled different. Up close you could see the seams where he had been sewn back together, a clumsy job by some Kansas doctor. He and I used to sit up nights in here listening to the crickets on the lawn. Just talking, drinking, and waiting for whatever call was coming. 

Comic horror novel, written by Austin Grossman and published in 2015. 

So... Richard Nixon. Richard Milhous Nixon. Tricky Dick Nixon. Thirty-seventh president of the United States of America. Political mastermind. Foreign policy expert. Carried a whopping 49 states in the 1972 election. 

What the fuck went wrong with that guy? Uncontrollable lust for power? Misled by unethical conspirators? Political dirty tricks gone wild? 

Or was he really trying to save us all from the…



In a time

when men had souls

when there was hope

and no one was beyond reach

when pain was a broken promise

or a twisted ankle

when we had faith

God couldn’t shake

when we were more than love

in a time

when we did not know fear

when we sang 

and knew we were not brave

there was hope

and we had souls


we tasted blood.

The Marvel Cinematic Universe (or "MCU") has been in existence for over ten years, and has scored great commercial and critical success, both (as its name would suggest) in movies, and on television, both traditional and streaming. Like the comics that inspired them, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has expanded the "superhero" genre to include gritty detective noir (Daredevil), cosmic science-fiction (Thor) and geopolitical drama (Black Panther). But one genre that has not been present in the…

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