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Content for Thursday, June 15, 1995

News & Stories

Jan Dravecky’s pitches were clocked as high as 85 miles an hour

Eric Show died of an overdose of heroin and cocaine. He was buried in a green coffin, with a cross around his neck. Also in the coffin were his guitar, his baseball glove, and a ball.

June 15, 1995
Robert Faggen on his Paris Review interview with Czeslaw Milosz

“On one visit, Milosz came off the plane and wanted to tell me about The Maverick Poets, published by Gorilla Press in San Diego. He recited from ‘Notice’ by Steve Kowit, who edited the book.

June 15, 1995
If identical twins married identical twins...

Dear Mr. Alice: I was wondering, if a set of identical twins married another set of identical twins of the opposite sex, and each couple had a child, would the two children look alike? — ...

June 15, 1995
Why Lincoln faces right on the penny

Dear Matthew Alice: Of all contemporary U.S. coins, it seems rather curious that the Lincoln penny profile is the only one facing right. Does this have any political significance? Is Lincoln the only one representing ...

June 15, 1995
Gardener's advice: let strong color breathe

As time goes on, my garden becomes more defined. I like flowering trees and bushes, and climbing roses, for example, more than annuals, or herbaceous boarders. I’m sorry, I don’t like much color; I’d rather ...

June 15, 1995
Dad was the last man in California trained to run a Union-Pacific steam-driven train engine

No sleep comes, even after Mom’s sour-milk kisses goodnight. My sister, buried beneath a Day-Glo paisley bedspread matching mine, quiets or whispers to the cat. Mom-breath lingers on my upper lip, both comfort and disquieting ...

June 15, 1995
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