Monday, June 18, 2007

Monday June 18, 2007

Filed under: General — m759 @ 1:00 PM
Nightmare Lessons

We are going to keep doing this
until we get it right.”
Log24 on June 15  

Obituaries in the News


Published: Monday, June 18, 2007
in The New York Times

Filed at 6:13 a.m. ET

Norman Hackerman

“AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Norman Hackerman, a chemist … died Saturday [June 16] …. He was 95. … He taught chemistry … before joining the Manhattan Project to develop a nuclear weapon during World War II.”

The date of Hackerman’s death is celebrated in Ireland as Bloomsday— the day on which, in 1904, the events of James Joyce’s novel Ulysses came to pass.

From Log24 on Bloomsday 2007:

Scene from  
Behind the Lid” —

Scene from Behind the Lid

Photo by Richard Termine

“Behind the Lid” is an avant-garde production featuring scenes from the author’s life presented in the form of dreams.

Those who like such scenes may consult past Log24 entries.  They will find, for instance, the following, commemorating a death which, like Hackerman’s, occurred on a Bloomsday:

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Click on the picture for details.

“History, Stephen said,
is a nightmare
from which I am
trying to awake.”


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