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About jalesy55

Charles Lupia is a playwright, freelance writer and lawyer. His blogs cover a range of topics, from politics to entertainment.

NEW BOOK SNEAK PEEK

To My Friends at WordPress: I’ve been blogging at WordPress now for eight years.  My location is Jalesy55.wordpress.com.  My first blog was on John Milton’s writing of the Areopagitica back in the 1640’s.  Milton’s tract, on freedom of the press, … Continue reading

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NEED YOUR HELP

  To my friends at WordPress: I’ve been blogging at WordPress now for eight years.  My location is Jalesy55.wordpress.com.  My first blog was on John Milton’s writing of the Areopagitica back in the 1640’s.  Milton’s tract, on freedom of the … Continue reading

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POPES AND FISHERMEN

I don’t have the resources to make film or even a trailer out of this script, so I’m just posting the screenplay.   POPES AND FISHERMEN A Trailer Screenplay by Charles Lupia EXT.  THE FAÇADE OF ST. PETER’S BASILICA.  ROME.  … Continue reading

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LEGAL JUNKYARDS

As a writer I’ve had success in a number of genres.  The one gaping exception is on the subject of mental illness, or our society’s neglect of it.  It’s one topic that people don’t want to deal with. A number … Continue reading

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GUN RIGHTS ON THE PENDULUM

About year and a half ago, I made a speech in response to the Orlando nightclub shooting.  In this speech, I made the very narrow legal point that guns should not be sold to terrorists.  Two people then got up … Continue reading

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BUDDIES CHAPTER

For my 200th blog with WordPress, I’m posting a sample chapter of my novella BUDDIES.  This novella will be featured in my upcoming book of legal fiction A LAWYER’S CASEBOOK. XII Jason Crofts was considered a petty criminal.  He’d been … Continue reading

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REVISITING ROBERT SCHUMANN

Recently the pianist-singer-composer Gabriel Kahane has given concerts featuring Schumann’s 1840 song cycle Dichterliebe, or A Poet’s Love.  It makes for a revisit to a composer who, in recent years, has been seldom performed or considered. In a long retrospect, … Continue reading

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