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Gun Club: The Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot

Written by Alan Cabal on . Posted in Breaking News, Posts

This was the last year we went there. Castro had taken over, and the island was awash with giddy, nervous enthusiasm. Banners hung in the plazas emblazoned with slogans like "Yankee go home" and "¡Cuba sí, yanqui no!" There were well-armed men in olive-drab fatigues on the street corners of the city, smiling and relaxed [&hellip
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Hitler’s Niece

Written by Alan Cabal on . Posted in Books, Posts

A Family Affair Every victim eventually becomes a bully, and every hero eventually becomes a bore. The most flamboyant illustration of these axioms in this century would be the zeitgeist himself, Adolf Hitler. No political figure in history has gotten more posthumous media exposure, and no political personality has been more thoroughly examined. Mussolini was [&hellip
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Paranoid Field

Written by Alan Cabal on . Posted in Breaking News, Posts

Fringe Scientists Gather in Columbus I don’t know much about science, but I know what I like. I like Nikola Tesla, Wilhelm Reich, L. Ron Hubbard, R.D. Laing. I love Bucky Fuller, Douglas Hofstadter, Richard Feynman, Jacques Vallee—guys that make me think, whether I have linear detailed knowledge of what I’m thinking about or not. I’m in love with [&hellip
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Tripping with Wilhelm Reich

Written by Alan Cabal on . Posted in Books, Posts

American Odyssey by Wilhelm Reich edited by Mary Boyd Higgins Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 453 pages, $27   Orgone Player In the course of my long sojourn on the fringes of our society, way out where the buses don’t run too often, I’ve occasionally come across adherents of the orgone theory of Wilhelm Reich. Not often, because they are [&hellip
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