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Remembering John McCain for His Literary Works

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Since the news of his passing, Senator John McCain has been warmly remembered by many – and for many things. Perhaps underpublicized – but not underappreciated – is another side of him: the literary side. Over the years McCain penned a few books including Worth the Fighting For (Random House) and his most recent one, The Restless Wave: Good Times, Just Causes, Great Fights, and Other Appreciations (Simon & Schuster). In Worth the Fighting For, Senator McCain talked about his life from his time in the Navy to his infamous 2000 Presidential run.  In the book he describes how his whole life changed following his return home from captivity after enduring a few years of torture and darkness. His life from there…

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Opus Returns as Bloom County gets Breathed Back to Life

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Oh, Internet—is there anything you can’t do? You let me chat with my friends when I’m supposed to be working, you help me keep track of baseball games that are being played simultaneously across the country—and now this. You’ve made it possible for Bloom County to return. Social media flew into an absolute tizzy last week when Berkeley Breathed breathed new life into the Pulitzer Prize-winning, 80s-era comic strip, posting the first panels of Bloom County 2015 on his Facebook page. In the strip, Opus the penguin woke from a 25-year-long nap, only to find that not only had he gone through puberty while he slumbered, but that millions of fans were rejoicing in his return. “And suddenly, the world…

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