Sunday , October 17 2021

Victor Lana

Victor Lana's stories, articles, and poems have been published in literary magazines and online. His books 'A Death in Prague' (2002), 'Move' (2003), 'The Savage Quiet September Sun: A Collection of 9/11 Stories' (2005), and 'Like a Passing Shadow' (2009) are available in print, online, and as e-books. 'Heartbeat and Other Poems,' 'If the Fates Allow: New York Christmas Stories,' 'Garden of Ghosts,' and 'Flashes in the Pan' are available exclusively on Amazon. His newest books 'The Stranger from the Sea' and 'Love in the Time of the Coronavirus' are available as e-books and in print. After winning the National Arts Club Award for Poetry while attending Queens College, he concentrated on writing mostly fiction and non-fiction prose until the recent publication of his new book of poetry, 'Heartbeat and Other Poems' (now available on Amazon). He has worked as a faculty advisor to school literary magazines and enjoys the creative process as a writer, editor, and collaborator. He has been with 'Blogcritics Magazine' since July 2005 and has written many articles on a variety of topics; previously co-head sports editor, he now is a Culture and Society and Flash Ficition editor. Having traveled extensively, Victor has visited six continents and intends to get to Antarctica someday where he figures a few ideas for new stories await him.

On 70th Anniversary of VJ Day: Japan’s Prime Minister Does Not Apologize – But Should He?

It is our duty to teach our children well in order that they teach their children well and to have that continue in perpetuity. If we do not, we are not only ensuring things will be forgotten but that they will inevitably be repeated.

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Farewell to Jon Stewart on ‘The Daily Show’ – Yet Another Show That I Never Watched

Getting back to our friend Jon Stewart, I only know about the end of his run on 'The Daily Show' from other sources. From what I hear, he is the greatest thing since sliced bread, funnier than everyone from Jimmy Kimmel to Jimmy Fallon, and is like the country’s most esteemed newsperson since Walter Cronkite. If those who have watched the show have seen him walk on water, please let me know.

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U.S. Women’s Soccer Team – NYC Parade Affirmation for Female Athletes Everywhere

This is the first time that a team of female players was so honored. In doing so, the parade not only confirms their status as world champions, but also as world class athletes as accomplished as any men that have come before them.

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