Vice Verse - 2/24/2009
WILLIAM TARNOWSKI, How to Become Less Vicius.
Winter - 1/11/2009
BILL TARNOWSKI, "A Crotchety Recitation of Some Things I Cherish"
Hollywood/Bollywood - 11/14/2008
WILLIAM TARNOWSKI, De Verbis Indiis.
Rhymes with June - 6/30/2008
WILLIAM TARNOWSKI, A Neo-Spiritual.
Lovers' Leap - 2/17/2008
OVID, "Nisus and Scylla" from Book VIII of Metamorphoses.
Bounty - 11/18/2007
The Story of Demeter from "The Homeric Hymns."
Ides of March - 3/18/2007
WILLIAM TARNOWSKI, exposition on the subject "Divination."
Love is Magical - 2/18/2007
APULEIUS, excerpt from Book Three of The Golden Ass.
Anniversaries - 3/26/2006
ROBERT HUGHES, selection from an essay on Jackson Pollack.
Talk About Sex - 2/12/2005
OVID, selction Venus and Mars from Metamorphoses and
CHARLES BUKOWSKI, "The Hottest One in Town."
Masks - 10/30/2004
Three 1970s transvestite anthems: "Take Walk on the Wild Side," "Lola," and "___________________."
Fallen Women - 9/25/2004
Divine Comedy by DANTE ALIGHIERI, selection: Inferno canto v (Francesca da Rimini).
Exotic Places - 6/19/2004
HERODOTUS OF HALICARNASSUS, selection from Book III of the Histories.
Avian Literary Night - 5/29/2004
OVID, selection on the crow and the raven from Metamorphoses.
Food for Thought - 11/29/2003
ANDREW DALBY and SALLY GRAINGER, selections from The Classical Cookbook.
Death - 11/1/2003
OVID, selections "Orpheus and Eurydice" and "Death of Orpheus" from Metamorphoses.
Fairy Tales - 4/21/2003
OVID, "Arachna" from Metamorphoses.
Let me Count the Ways - 2/15/2003
COLE PORTER, "Let's Do It" and "Love for Sale,"
L. HART, "It Was Just One of Those Things,"
CAHN, "I Wish I Were in Love Again,"
DUBIN, "Makin' Whoopee," and
H. WARREN, "You're Getting to be a Happy with Me."
Heat up Your Holidays - 12/14/2002
R. KIPLING, "Christmas in India."
Symposium - 7/2/2002
PLATO, "Aristophanes" from Symposium.
Dante and Chianti - 6/3/2002
Poetry and Potation - 4/30/2002
JOHN KEATS, "Ode On A Grecian Urn."
Expose Yourself to Literature - 5/26/2001
THOMAS JORDAN, "Coronemus nos rosis ante quam marcescant."