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Change Already! with Jillian Maas Backman: “Nothing Good Happens After Midnight, Soul Sleep”

  Change Already! Your Future, Your Choice Jillian, Warm and Fuzzy with an Attitude! Listen in live, or listen at your convenience through the archive of the show.   Jillian will walk you through the maze to an enlightened and engaging future of change! Tune in Thursdays at 1pm ET, 12pm CT Listen LIVE: Night ”in times past,” A. Roger Ekirch believes, has been unjustly neglected as a subject by historians and writers. He quotes, for example, the poet Thomas Middleton, who offered the remark: ”No occupation but sleepe, feed” and flatulence. Ekirch aims to rescue night from such cynics, holding that rather than a mere ”backdrop to daily existence, or a natural hiatus, nighttime in the early modern age instead embodied a distinct culture, with many of its own customs and rituals.”…..New York Times review of  AT DAY’S CLOSE Night in Times Past. By A. Roger Ekirch What happened after midnight in times past, before daylight savings time, and our preoccupation with sunshine and light?  Did the creepy crawly things come out that go bump in …