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Trevor Blake: Banned Book Week 2014

The American Library Association celebrates Banned Book Week during the last week of September. October 2014 is the fiftieth anniversary of the Free Speech Movement at the University of California, Berkeley. I am an advocate of freedom of speech.  Here are some unorthodox and unpopular ideas that were banned or challenged in the United States […]

Trevor Blake: Asleep in Rotherham

The BBC reports that 1,400 children were sexually abused in Rotherham, England between 2005 and 2010 by “Asians.” For the benefit of readers in the United States, the BBC does not refer to some sinister Fu Manchu or other yellow peril. In England, the polite way to refer to Muslims is to not refer to […]

tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE: A review of Trevor Blake’s “Confessions of a Failed Egoist” w/ my usual plethora of didactic tangents.

[The formatting of the following essay has been altered from the original.  The links to goodreads below show the original formatting. - Trevor] tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE: Does Not Belong To.  Haircut, 2005. review of Trevor Blake’s Confessions of a Failed Egoist by tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE – July 27-30, 2014 truncated review: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/21806128-confessions-of-a-failed-egoist full review: Confessions […]

Apio Ludd: Review of Confessions of a Failed Egoist

Successfully Amusing I know Trevor Blake, and he is not a “failed egoist.” First of all because you really can’t fail at being an egoist, and second of all, because he gets more enjoyment out of his life than most people and avoids jobs better as well. But the essay his book is named after […]

Confessions of a Failed Egoist

Buy Confessions of a Failed Egoist by Trevor Blake. http://tinyurl.com/theuniqueone $9.95 plus postage Underworld Amusements, Publisher Available 1 April 2014 Paperback 140 pages 8″ x 5.2″ ISBN 978-0988553651 TREVOR BLAKE… IS… DENSE “Trevor Blake hails and assails the ‘ism’ closest to His heart in a Mencken-like step-right-up, soapbox style that is smart, dense and fun […]