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Mourning Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen was an american songwriter, responsible for some of the most beautiful and moving tracks of the last 50 years. He passed away earlier this week at the age of 82. He will be missed. Cohen started his musical career in 1966 or 1967 when he wrote Suzanne, for Judy Collins. From there, he wrote dozens of other heartachingly beautiful songs, including:

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Stuff to Read

If you’re looking at the news of the last week with tired eyes and a heavy heart, you need books. Books fix things, and make them worse. This is a quick list of some books and short stories that might make you feel differently.

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Actual Nazi Steve Rogers: How to Save the American Superhero

With this morning’s news about BREXIT, and the ever forward march of racist nationalism, I decided it was time to talk about Captain America. Steve Rogers, the man most people know as Captain America, is a HYDRA Agent/Nazi. This is now part of the official marvel canon. As you can imagine, this has made a lot of people angry, and has widely been regarded as a bad move.

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