Mother’s Day at Your Local Prison

By Christopher Zoukis This Mother’s Day, like this past Christmas I won’t be able to speak with my mom and tell her I love her. (And this isn’t because I’m in prison, but because I’ve spoken out about prison conditions and have had my phone privileges rescinded). I say not this to say “poor me,” […]

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Wilhelm Reich – continued

By Christopher Zoukis Reich began constructing orgone accumulators in 1940.  By this time, Reich had defined orgone energy as the “primodial cosmic energy,” and asserted that it was blue in color.  In other words, God Himself is Big Blue. Blue, of course, was omnipresent just like God, and was responsible for the weather, the color […]

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Prison Pecking Order

By Christopher Zoukis In the world outside of prison, everyone wants to know what others do, where they work, how much they make, where and in what type of house they live, what they drive, and the answers to many other personal identity questions which help us to quantify and categorize others. These are social […]

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Book Marketing From Prison

By Christopher Zoukis Book marketing in the world outside of prison is fairly straightforward. The author writes a book, ideally has the foresight to build an author platform in the process, and then uses the platform and other tools to market their book once it is published. These other tools often consist of a snazzy […]

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Reducing Recidivism

By Christopher Zoukis Not pleased with their perpetual need to keep expanding their prison’s capacity, local leaders and officials in Northampton County, Pennsylvania have been searching for a comprehensive strategy to reduce the county’s high levels of recidivism. In 2012, the recidivism rate for inmates being released from Northampton County Prison was 58 percent, a […]

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Herman Bolle and Mirogoj

By Christopher Zoukis His name was Herman Bolle.  A Frenchman descended from generations of German architects, Bolle made Croatia his home for fifty years, residing in Zagreb.  Herman, too, was an architect.  He had knack for it, designing and building many buildings.  His Neo-Renaissance structures imprinted all of Croatia with edifices for diversion and thrill […]

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Interview with an Aphorist

Christopher Spranger aphorizes.  And he does it quite well.  In fact, he is the world’s greatest ‘living’ aphorist.  He lives and thinks and aphorizes[1] in Santa Barbara, California, a place where the weather is always perfect. A few of the more famous dead aphorists are E.M. Cioran, Joseph Joubert and Karl Krauss.  Christopher is their […]

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Book Proposal

By Christopher Zoukis Killing God’s Enemies relates the origin, history and activities of the church of Christian Identity and its violent outgrowth called the Phineas Priesthood.  In doing so, the book reveals the group’s philosophy of hate; their methodology, which is death to all blacks, Jews, homosexuals and abortionists; and their goal, which is an […]

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