Happy Bloomsday, Anyway
The actions of Stephen Joyce notwithstanding, Joyce fans in Toronto, Chicago, New York, Syracuse, Pittsburgh and elsewhere gear up to celebrate the day on which the events of Ulysses transpired. Unfortunately, festivities in Dublin have been cancelled because of the demise of former Prime Minister Charles Haughey. Oh, and Ellen Kanner from Miami urges you to to desist from non-vegetarianism at least for today by quoting a line from the book itself: "Don't eat a beefsteak. If you do the eyes of that cow will pursue you through all eternity.''