Mark Twain and Halley’s Comet

April 21 The latest Morning Minute tells a bit about Mark Twain’s birth (which occurred when Halley’s Comet was visible from Earth), and a bit more about his death in 1910, (when the comet was again visible in the sky). There was also a bit of discussion about the fact that one of the hostsContinue reading “Mark Twain and Halley’s Comet”

Chaucer? Don’t Get me Started!

Geoffrey Chaucer is a jerk. If I could get my hands on him right now, UGH! I’m serious, you guys. Don’t get me started. Listen, Craig and I talked about this turd today in the Morning Minute, because today back around 1400 or so, he read his magnum opus, The Canterbury Tales, in the courtContinue reading “Chaucer? Don’t Get me Started!”

Vladimir Nabokov is a…

Genius? Sicko? Lazy Character Namer? It’s Wednesday (night, if we’re being honest) but it’s still not too late to listen to today’s Morning Minute! Today we learn a bit about Nabokov’s best known work. Also, remember the Morning Minutes (and all episodes of Good Sentences) are always available, just by clicking “Listen” in the topsideContinue reading “Vladimir Nabokov is a…”

Hey, You Got a Minute?

Exciting New Feature on Good Sentences Starting Monday, April 13, 2020, the Good Sentences Podcast will begin a new series, The Good Sentences Morning Minute! Here’s what you need to know: Craig and Scott are insane. Currently the segments will be released on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Each segment will deal with some aspect ofContinue reading “Hey, You Got a Minute?”