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Zaklog the Great
Zaklog the Great creates videos of political & cultural commentary as well as performances of classic verse. He also hosts discussions of these poems, occasionally featuring special guests.
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  • Subscribers will have access to a monthly news round-up, discussing recent events along with a Q & A. They will also be able to request poems or reaction videos. I can't promise I will do those, but they will certainly be considered. Subscribers will also be able, if they wish, to participate in at least one of the ongoing poetry discussion series (and may be invited back for more).

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Cold Takes for October 2019...

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I just started a new minor project. I'm organizing an online book discussion group. We're starting with Hilaire Belloc's The Jews. The plan right now is to read a chapter a week and discuss it in the comments section. If this sounds at all interesting to you, you can check it out at http://dissidentreads.blogspot.com.

Please be sure to comment if you want to take part so I can get a sense of how many are interested.
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Cold Takes for the month of...

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I'm going to lay it all out here. I recently changed day jobs. No big deal, no problem. However, the work started in late August and the first pay comes in October. Once we make it there, we'll be fine, but this last week is looking lean.

We're not starving; we're not going to be thrown out in the street, but it's feeling lean right now. If you like the work I've done, my poetry performances, our talks, the commentary, it would help if you could chip in. You don't owe me anything, but I could use some help. If you like the videos I make, you could do me a solid now.

Here's the second catch: Subscribestar requires a minimum of 5 subscribers and $150.00 in the account before I can withdraw, both of which I am short of yet. So if you want to offer immediate help, that would have to go through http://paypal.me/Zaklog.

Thanks for even reading this. God be with you.
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Unfortunately, due to some ...

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Cold Takes covering August ...

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I've talked about this a fe...

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Hammered this out this afternoon. Do you guys like the memes, by the way? Or should I consider dropping them. All the ones I post here, I make myself.
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So if you've followed our poetry discussions, you'll already be familiar with my friend Nate. Well, Nate has decided to create a YouTube channel of his own. His first video went up Thursday. I'm sure he'd appreciate it if you'd stop by and say hello.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxQ1K3ZB2niUepzZcRRC4NA
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So I recorded a talk last n...

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Cold Takes for July 2019Top...

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In news that should make RG...

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I made this today just for my own amusement. I hope you get the joke.
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It's been a while since I'v...

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So Cold Takes for the month...

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It occurred to me that I ha...

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I think I owe my subscriber...

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So our next discussion should be sometime the week of the 27th. If everything works out, it should be the old trio: me, Nate, and Chris. In a change of pace, we’ll be talking about a short story rather than a poem. The story is One Bright Star to Guide Them by John C. Wright.

If you’d like to read it ahead of time, it is available here for $3: https://www.amazon.com/One-Bright-Star-Guide-Them-ebook/dp/B00N9760GO/ref=mp_s_a_1_1?keywords=one+bright+star+to+guide+them&qid=1557882241&s=gateway&sprefix=One+bright+star+to+guide+them&sr=8-1

I’ll post more details as soon as our schedule is clearer.
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Cold Takes for the month of...

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I present a recent comment ...

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So good news, everybody. The poetry talks should be back online shortly. Our schedule may still be a little spotty, but at the moment, we're currently planning on a talk this Sunday with author Ben Zwycky (pronounced Zvit-ski) on Rudyard Kipling's poem "The City of Brass". Sometime in the next week or so, we should also have a talk including Jeffro Johnson (author of Appendix N about the s.f./fantasy background to classic D & D.) concerning H.P. Lovecraft's "The Ancient Track".

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So I'm looking at how far a...

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I just recorded my new appeal video last night. I need to edit it a bit, but it should go up Monday. Hopefully, it will persuade more people to subscribe to the channel. If not that, however, at least I think it should make a few people laugh, which isn't a bad thing in and of itself.

Let me know what you think when you see it, and feel free to spread it around yourselves.

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from April 02, 2019

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