John Fante ‘Ask The Dust’ Quotes

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Ask the Dust is Italian-American author John Fante’s most famous work. The novel was published in 1939, and is part of Fante’s “Bandini Quartet,” all of which feature the main character Arturo Bandini, who is a stand in for Fante. The other three novels in the Bandini series are: Wait … Continue reading

‘Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction’ Quotes

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The documentary Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction gives an interesting, if somewhat cloaked, view of the famous character actor, musician, and singer. Stanton has appeared in dozens of films – including Paris, Texas; Alien; Cool Hand Luke; The Green Mile; The Avengers – and has a face that most will recognize, … Continue reading

Inspirational Quotes (Images)

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A gallery of inspirational quotes. Click on the images to buy these quotes on art prints, throw pillows, mugs, clocks, shirts, etc.  Inspiration Quotes “The most successful people are the ones that work on themselves first.” “Everything will be okay in the end. If it’s not okay, it’s not the … Continue reading

‘Maria Bamford: The Special Special Special!’ Quotes

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Stand-up comedian Maria Bamford performs live, in her own home in Eagle Rock, California, for an audience of two: her parents, Joel and Marilyn Bamford, in Maria Bamford: The Special Special Special! There’s plenty of fresh material here, as well as older material having to do with her family, given … Continue reading

Bacon Quotes

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There may be no food on earth quite as beloved – one might even say fetishized – as bacon. Delicious, delicious bacon. When you meet someone who doesn’t like bacon, it’s a bit shocking. Okay, vegetarians and vegans, or those who don’t eat pork for religious reasons, that’s understandable. But … Continue reading

Hanukkah Quotes

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“On Hanukkah, the first dark night, Light yourself a candle bright. I’ll you, if you will me invite To dance within that gentle light.” ~ Nicholas Gordon   “Look at how a single candle can both defy and define darkness.” ~ Anne Frank   “A candle loses nothing by lighting … Continue reading

Thanksgiving Day Quotes

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Enjoy this collection of Thanksgiving Day quotes to get in the holiday spirit. “Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our Thanksgiving.” ~ W.T. Purkiser   “I am grateful for what I am and have. My Thanksgiving is perpetual. It … Continue reading

Halloween Quotes

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Halloween, or Hallowe’en as it is sometimes spelled and All Hallows’ Eve as it is sometimes called, is a holiday celebrated on the 31st of October in the United States, Canada, South America, most of continental Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, and other parts of Eastern Asia. The Western Christian … Continue reading

Birthday Quotes

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A birthday can bring on many different emotions. Some people love when it’s their birthday, some people are not so keen on thinking about the passing of another year. Here are some birthday quotes, whether you’re celebrating, or trying to get some new ways to look at the passing of … Continue reading

Charles Bukowski Drinking and Alcohol Quotes

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Charles Bukowski is known nearly as much for being a legendary drunk as he is for his prolific literary output. Bukowski, who is often called the “poet laureate of Skid Row” loved alcohol, refusing to reform even late in life. He wrote about alcohol and drinking with humor, love and … Continue reading