Outwitting the Devil

Napoleon Hill’s Lost Book (From Four Minute Summaries) The book Outwitting the Devil is a work of non-fiction written in 1938 by Napoleon Hill and considered too controversial to be published in its era. The book was written as an interview between Hill (Mr. Earthbound) and the devil (our inner dark self), wherein Hill attempts to […]

Netflix’s New Metrics

Extraction (2020) / Chris Hemsworth Red Clay / Freddie Hubbard ________________________ John Fraim I’m not a dedicated viewer of Netflix but every now and then, have “episodes” of watching it before going back to my normal cable shows. Last weekend was one of these Netflix episodes and I had the unusual and serendipitous experience of […]

The Old Country Store

A Past America at an Interstate Offramp John Fraim What A Wonderful World / Louis Armstrong _________________________ In the old days, actually not that old or long ago, we would often stop at Cracker Barrel (CB) along some Midwestern interstate. It was one of the few places that played on the mythology of the American […]


The Changing Lights / Stacey Kent ________________________ “Insofar as cycles are meaningful, all science that has been developed in the absence of cyclic knowledge is inadequate and partial. Thus, if cyclic forces are real, any theory of economics, or sociology, or history, or medicine, or climatology that ignores non-chance rhythms is manifestly incomplete, as medicine […]