New Year’s Resolutions from Sloths

In the spirit of New Year’s Eve, I’m doing something different and posting these illustrations by my daughter, Coco Vonnegut. They first appeared on Buzzfeed. I don’t know about you, but the FedEx box below has my name on it. Happy New Year from all the authors at Algonquin Redux. Exercise More That treadmill wont run itself! Make More Time For Yourself Maybe get a silent clock… Travel to Amazing Places You can beat jet lag! Find Love But don’t be a runaway bride… Eat Continue reading →

Narragansett, RI Super Heroes

During July I blogged about the low-life maggots, who desecrated the beach at the end of my street in Narragansett, RI. They tagged the rock formations with graffiti. And yeah, I guess you could say I was ticked. You can find my original post by clicking here, Google It, but don’t go just yet. This story ends well. Several of my Narragansett friends faux painted over the graffiti. I was so taken by their work that I’m reposting the “Before and After” photos, which you may have Continue reading →

Algonquin Round Table: TV Winners

The Emmy Awards are tonight, which means Hollywood will be patting itself on the back for a season of quality TV. And it has been a season of quality shows, whether you watched them online, on Netflix or on that old-fashion contraption we call televisions. To celebrate the occasion, here’s this week’s topic: What was your favorite TV show of last year? Why? Sound off in the comments section below!

Algonquin Round Table: Awesome Endings

Last week, we talked about our favorite literary first lines. This week, it’s time for the endings. So here it is: What book has the best final line? What makes it so good? It should go without saying that, since we’re talking about endings, there are going to be some spoilers involved. So, if you’re fearful of learning the ending to a book you have yet to read, steer clear of the comments section. The brave souls that remain can feel free to comment away!