Monthly Archives: February 2010

copy-paste-rights

So I was reading this article over at Harpers by Jonathan Lethem, one of the most brilliant writers of our time, and it really got me thinking about the idea of copyright. I’m not really comfortable with the idea of … Continue reading

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gertrude stein is dead, too

So I’m reading The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas, which was written by Gertrude Stein at some point. It’s that kind of book. I think that I like it, but I’m not sure why. Maybe it’s because it makes everyone … Continue reading

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addiction

I have a confession to make.  I am addicted to creating a larger bibliography for myself. What I mean by that is that I always want to increase the amount of sources that I have to draw upon. I want … Continue reading

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Hemingway Day

I finished A Farewell to Arms today, and I have some things to say about it. I was fucking crushed at the end. Completely, utterly crushed. Hemingway’s prose is poignant to the point of destroying any faith in humanity that … Continue reading

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Quote Time 1

The fancy the Greeks had for rediscovering their gods among the barbarians arose from the way they had of regarding themselves as the natural Sovereigns of such peoples. But there is nothing so absurd as the erudition which in our … Continue reading

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This is where I bitch about Avatar

I know that I’m a little behind on the times with this, but I need to get on the internet and bitch about Avatar because I watched it last night and was not pleased at all. Three main complaints go … Continue reading

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Current Times 3: ever more current

So this is the third installment of Current Times, which is where I review things that I have taken into the my thoughtplace and kicked around for a few days. This time it’s going to be all books simply because … Continue reading

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