Warren Adler

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Warren Adler’s blogs have provided priceless knowledge and guidance for writers and readers alike. Touching on topics ranging from literature to technology to politics, Warren Adler’s blogs have been featured on Huffington Post, the Library Journal, Publishing Perspectives, and EContent Magazine.

Uncle Don and Uncle Brian : Thoughts on Brian Williams

For some reason the strange saga of Brian Williams reminds me of another equally bizarre story concerning Uncle Don, who…

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Weighing in on The Torture Report: Torture or Deprogramming?

Amid all the abrasive and conflicting arguments prompted by the so-called torture report released by Senator Feinstein, I am baffled by the absence of the crucial, indispensable question that never entered into the conversation, pro or con. That question is simply why those men who were chosen to endure water-boarding…

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Nobody Gives a Damn, But…

1. I found lyrics to describe today's Middle East. "Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall, Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. All the king's horses and all the king's men couldn't put Humpty together again." 2. When I was a kid there were twelve newspapers published in New York City.…

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A GOOD TIME TO DIE

Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel is director of the Clinical Bioethics Department of the US National Institutes of Health, and heads the Department of Medical Ethics & Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvania. He has been acknowledged as the prime mover and advocate for Obamacare. His article in The Atlantic titled,…

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Why Do Women Read More Novels Than Men?

Why do women read more novels than men?  There is ample statistical evidence showing that adult women read more novels than men, attend more book clubs than men, use libraries more than men, buy more books than men, take more creative writing courses than men, and probably write more works…

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Nobody Gives a Damn, But…

I wonder how many tunnels for illegal trade and immigration have been dug between Mexico and the United States. To work my way through college one of the jobs I had was selling shoes at Macy's. I am not a great believer in the star rating system method of choosing…

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Nobody Gives a Damn, But…

For those of you who got a kick out of my first Nobody Gives a Damn, But... column, inspired by the great sportswriter Jimmy Cannon, I offer thanks. The initial traction encouraged me to keep at it. Now that I've launched this idea, I am convinced that Jimmy was ahead…

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