Monthly Archives: January 2010

I’m not sure what to think now

I have no idea what to think about this. It seems that internet Libertarianism has a level where Poe’s Law actually applies to it. I have no idea if this is true, or if it’s simply some kind of elaborate … Continue reading

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current times 2: these things

I’ve been reading, writing, playing, watching: so it’s time for another review session, this time of a comic, a book, a game, and a movie. 1.  The Clarence Principle – This comic was entertaining, and had some amazing bits, but … Continue reading

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salinger is dead

I don’t really know what to say about J.D. Salinger. He was a writer who tried to nail down a little part of postwar fiction on a lamppost, right beside stapled flyers that had Vonnegut and Pynchon lettered on them. … Continue reading

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faust

So I’ve been reading Goethe’s Faust over the past couple days, and I’m going to share a quote that I think is particularly poignant. The work is just phenomenal, and I really think that everyone should take the time to … Continue reading

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birthday

My birthday was a few days ago, and while that’s cool and all, there’s a birthday today that’s a little more important to me. Virginia Woolf was born on January 25, 1882. She’s long dead now, though not yet 100 … Continue reading

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current times 1: two docs

So I’ve seen two documentaries in as many days: Monster Camp and No Impact Man. I liked the former, and the latter would be better if I think that any of the subjects really learned anything from it. No Impact … Continue reading

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Dos Passos was a writer

“When she was sixteen in highschool she and a girl named Isabelle swore together that if a boy ever touched them they’d kill themselves. But that fall the girl got pneumonia after scarlet fever and died.” – John Dos Passos, … Continue reading

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“Catcher”

This is a little thing I just thought about, up, whatever. “Catcher” The words dropped out of her mouth, hitting the side of the ash tray, some spilling out on to the table. Tears did the same, and I didn’t … Continue reading

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I’m working on a paper that’s all about Virginia Woolf and Gilles Deleuze and illness and what that means and how it is and my mind is breaking in half, to be honest. This quote is a cornerstone of the … Continue reading

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quote of the day

I thought the Carter II was an album, but it is actually just this presidency. Weak. Dick. – D. Pledger

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