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About Uncomely and Broken

I am a classicist in Sewanee, Tennessee.

Protected: Myth Spr 20: Medea

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Protected: Myth Spr 20: Jason and the Argonauts

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Myth Spr 20: Online test, & 2 pix of Heracles

March 20, 2020 Dear Classical Mythology students, Welcome to my blog, which I have been running for most of the last decade.  It’s a fairly low-tech venue, and one I am familiar with, so I have been thinking that it … Continue reading

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LATN 403 Spr 20: the new dispensation

  March 19, 2020 Dear Imperial Roman Prose students, Welcome to my blog, which I have been running for most of the last decade.  It’s a fairly low-tech venue, and one I am familiar with, so I have been thinking … Continue reading

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Protected: Basil Rathbone on accents

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Last Call

“Can we get Shenanigan’s?” Daniel asked me. Kelly’s out of town, and I had plans to make chili. I flinched a little. Shelter in place. Stay at home. These are the mantras of the day. “I just feel like,” he … Continue reading

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And another to my state rep

Dear Representative Rudder, Trust me, I understand that it’s hurtful to see your political position ridiculed as “cult-like” in an editorial in the Washington Post and likened to “mind control” on CNN. You must sympathize with those of us whose feelings … Continue reading

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