Tag Archives: Lit

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY: Week of August 13

© Copyright 2020  Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): Motivational speaker Les Brown says his mission in life is to help people become uncomfortable with their mediocrity. That same mission is suitable for many of you Rams, as well. And I suspect you’ll be able to generate interesting fun and good mischief if you perform

From ditch digger to entrepreneur— Ken Rusk shares his insights

“Years and years ago, we had something called shop class in our high schools,” said Ken Rusk, owner of Everdry Waterproofing of Toledo. “That got replaced, back in the 80’s, by rooms of computers. Which is fine, because we needed to learn those skills. At the same time, (however), it eliminated the chance for a

Take to the Black Kite stage again

After a long layoff, forced by the quarantine orders, Black Kite Coffee on Collingwood recently restarted an Open Mic Night. Held on a bi-weekly basis on Tuesdays at 5:30pm, the Black Kite’s Open Mic welcomes artists of all stripes, from musicians to poets and more. Spearheaded by UT alumnus and Toledo native Samuel Rudd, the

Write On: Three authors shed light on what it takes to get published

If you’ve ever felt absolutely certain that the first draft of that novel you stowed away in a filing cabinet might just be the next New York Times bestseller, you’re in good company. Most literary types have fostered the notion, hoping for the prized end goal most every writer: publication. But how does one make

13 Great Books by Glass City Authors

So we all have some time on our hands nowadays. What to do? Watch a movie, play a game, take your 40th nap of the day, or maybe read a book? Yeah, a book sounds good. But what?  How about sampling a bit of Toledo’s own rich literary history?  There are some fascinating books and