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Vincent’s Self-Portraits

This story is part of the collection “Paint it Blue” Self-Portrait in Front of the Easel Self-Portrait from Arles Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear Self-Portrait (The Final One)

Also posted in Mental Health, Painters, Vincent Van Gogh

Archie Moore Records Another Knockout

This story is part of the collection “Death in the Ring.” Click here for more information about the book.

Also posted in Archie Moore, Boxing, Muhammad Ali, Rocky Marciano

Willie Mays is Eighty

I can recall no adolescent experiences nearly as vivid and pleasurable as going to Candlestick Park, that cold and blustery point on San Francisco Bay, and watching Willie Mays play baseball. I first saw him live the last game of the 1962 season. As I note in another essay, “With but three games to play, […]

Also posted in Babe Ruth, Baseball, George Thomas Clark, Hank Aaron, Juan Marichal, Lon Simmons, Orlando Cepeda, Russ Hodges, San Francisco, Warren Spahn, Willie Mays, Willie McCovey

Iraqi Woman Rebuts Bush’s Fifth Anniversary Speech

This story appears in the collection “In Other Hands”