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Could Taco Bell Fail in Mexico?

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On August 10, 2022
This story amused the hell out of me: Who would have guessed that denizens of Italy, where pizza is an internationally recognized national treasure, wouldn’t have gone crazy for mass-produced, over-the-top American riffs on the country’s national dish offered by a multinational chain? Someone probably should have. Domino’s will no longer be offering its specialty […]
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It’s a real wonder that Republican attacks on teachers has led to significant teacher shortages as the school year is about to start. Rural school districts in Texas are switching to four-day weeks this fall due to lack of staff. Florida is asking veterans with no teaching background to enter classrooms. Arizona is allowing college […]
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This is the grave of William Faulkner. Born in 1897 in New Albany, Mississippi, Falkner grew up in Oxford, the home of the University of Mississippi and the center of whatever passed for learning in this time and state. His father was the university’s business manager. And yes, this was his given name. He added […]

Music Notes

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On August 6, 2022

Last weekend, I went to Newport Jazz Festival for the first time. I just went on Sunday. That was probably plenty. Some of it was great and some of it reinforced critiques I’ve had of it from th

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