Monthly Archives: July 2015

Pennsylvania Literature: “Wo Unto Sodom: The Last Day of the Quaker City”

Lippard, George. The Quaker City, or, The Monks of Monk Hall: A Romance of Philadelphia Life, Mystery, and Crime. Edited and introduced by David S. Reynolds.  Originally published 1845. Amherst, Massachusetts: University of Massachusetts Press, 1995. The Quaker City (1845) was the … Continue reading

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“Something Evil” in Bucks County

I am a Pennsylvanian and love my state, so I’ll probably have many Pennsylvania-related posts here.  Here’s one on Pennsylvania-related movies. Something Evil (1972). Directed by Steven Spielberg. This Pennsylvania Dutch Amityville Horror is set, but not filmed, in Bucks County. … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Artists: James Feehan and Valeriy Skrypka

Jo and I went to the 85th Phillips’ Mill art show just north of New Hope.  Thanks to my new-found understanding of art, I enjoyed myself so much more than I had in past years.  I didn’t demand so much … Continue reading

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