@Jaxonpool: The Brighter Side of Jacksonville • Judge Mahon • RAM • I Know Jax • Wednesday, July 8, 2015, Issue 510 •

Bobby Jindal campaign announcement Video: “I’m Going To Do A Bad Job,” from Funny or Die, July 3 ↓

Bobby Jindal – Alternative link


Visit ⇒ Ergo Body Pilates & PT (San Marco)


Calendar, from I Know Jax, July 7↓

I Know Jax – Alternative link

Inside Jacksonville – Riverside Arts Market, from Jordan F, July 7↓

RAM – Alternative link

Chief Judge Mahon Bans Anyone From Saying He’s Corrupt, from Cops Caught on Tape, July 4↓

Judge Mahon – Alternative link


pic4 copyAugust’s List, by Farinelli, a Jacksonville resident. Not so easy listening. Genres: alt-country, alt-hip hop, Americana, cosmic, dance-pop, electropunk, experimental, folk, indie, lo-fi, neo-psychedelic, noise, post punk, shoegaze, synthpop, trip hop, etc. Watch & listen


pic2 copy“SUMMER IN THE CITY” (July 6), by Becky Gibson. Somewhere in the City: People, places, and happenings in Jacksonville. This site’s goal is to help ignite the growth of a proactive community. Read


panned Barry Lyndon (June 16). Panned Review, by Jacob Lusk. Film reviews by a Jacksonville movie-reviewing fiend and English teacher. Read


OnTheBlink“Two Essays Published!” (June 10). On the Blink, by Emily Michael. Considering how my light is spent. Blog posts, music reviews, and published articles from a blind writer, musician, and Jacksonville English instructor. Read


crip2“The Saddest Cripple in the Coop” (July 6). Smart Ass Cripple, by Mike Ervin. Expressing pain through sarcasm since 2010. Voted the World’s Biggest Smart Ass by J.D. Power and Associates. Read


pic3The Field Negro, by Wain Bennett. Sometimes candid, sometimes tongue-in-cheek discussions about race. Read


brain Brain Pickings, by Maria Popova. A library of cross-disciplinary interestingness and combinatorial creativity. Read


calvinsstory“Summer Camp” (July 7). Calvin’s Story, by Christy Shake. Epilepsy & beyond: a mother’s journal. A mother’s journal of the anguish, grief, joy, and triumph shared with her chronically ill son. Christy and Calvin live in Maine. Read


MaggieWorld“Living Gracefully” (July 1). Maggie World, by Sally Coghlan McDonald. Normalizing the abnormal. A mother sharing her experiences raising her disabled daughter and navigating, advocating and dealing with the system. [Although Maggie passed away in 2014, her mother continues to write. She lives in San Francisco.] Read


gargoyle copyEat & Gargoyle Magazine. A Jacksonville literary magazine published by Mark Ari: “I’m delighted to announce a new EAT Release in collaboration with Gargoyle Magazine. Gargoyle, based in Washington D.C. and edited by poet Richard Peabody, is one of the longest running and most respected independent journals in the country.” Read


Mudlark, edited by Dr. William Slaughter and published in Jacksonville. An electronic journal of poetry and poetics. Dr. Slaughter is Professor Emeritus of UNF’s English department. Read


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