Issue 8 - Winter 2005
Journal of the
"Ontology on the go!"

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Issue 8 - Winter 2005

Table of Contents

Gardening, literature, porn, comics...
Editorial

I really want my garden to look like the pictures in the catalog.
The Noble Nature
By Lynn Loper

For one thing, she didn't like to be hot, and the time when gardens in Delaware need the most attention is in July and August, when the temperatures run around 90F and the humidity around 100F.
My Mother Hated Gardening
By Lynn Loper

A look at moral perspectives in the various film and TV versions of The Forsyte Saga
Autres Forsytes, Autres Mores
By Kathryn L. Ramage

Last fall, my students were doubly pleased when I made a connection between Berger's observations on oil painting and artwork generated using Poser, my 3D graphics obsession of choice.
Poser Nation
By Kelly S. Taylor

Like soap operas, superhero comics are a notoriously conservative genre, even despite the celebration of such innovative imaginations as Grant Morrison, Alan Moore, or Warren Ellis.
Tearing Down the House of Morrison
By Chad Denton

My super-heroes were Amazons -- Wonder Woman and Troia -- because of what they represented to me. Wonder Woman wanted more than anything else in the world for human beings to peacefully coexist with each other. I can think of no greater sentiment than that, and that's why she's my hero.
An Interview with Phil Jimenez
By Chad Denton

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The Journal of the Lincoln Heights Literary Society Miscellanea and Ephemeron

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Well, we can start telling gay men that they don't exist in an alternate moral universe, where anything that a gay man wants to do in the sack, however self- or other-destructive, is his right. An Interview with Dan Savage

I'm a lifelong journalist. I think everyone is immoral. An Interview with John Bloom

I'm just white-knuckling it with the muse. An Interview with Brooke McEldowney

The biggest danger facing the U.S. right now is ignorance. Ignorance and apathy. This administration is screwing this country over for years and years to come and so many people have the attitude that it is treasonous to disagree with our government's shady-assed behavior. It's absurd. People are slowly waking up, though. An Interview with Keith Knight

Because balancing a laptop in the bathroom is tricky. Seriously, people still like the feel and smell of a book. It doesn't need batteries, cables, and you never get spammed. Also, there is a big difference between a comic at 72 dpi and a printed page at 600 dpi. An Interview with David Allen

"Anyone who has kids knows the answer: It's nature. Nurture isn't even in second place. Parents can of course have a negative impact, in obvious ways, but everything else is cellular. My daughters are amazing adults and I love them without reserve, but that's not because of anything I did. Oh, wait, I made sure they listened to lots of Van Morrison." An interview with Jon Carroll, San Francisco Chronicle columnist

"Well, it's both nature and nurture. I can't believe that God would create Larry King all on His own." An Interview with Mike Nelson

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Editor in Chief - Ginger Mayerson
Editor Cache - Laurel Sutton
Art and Architecture Editor - Robin Austin
Business and Economics Editor - Ellen Bauerle
Culture and Fashion Editor
Gardening Editor - Lynn Loper
Music and Dance Editor
Poetry and Fiction Editor
Politics Editor - James L. Capozzola
Religion Editor - Jane Seaton
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Contributing Editors: Chad Denton; Tom Good; Jessica Groper; Kathy LaFollett; Jane Melander; Richard Mellott: Betsy Phillips; Kathryn L. Ramage; Sarah Rasher: Kelly S. Taylor; Lene Taylor; Ida Vega-Landow.

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