Monthly Archives: July 2010

Comic Run 1: Trencher

This is a new series that we’re doing here at This Cage is Worms called Comic Run. My friends and I read bad comics from the 1990s and talk about them in that kind of way. This post is written … Continue reading

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Quote Time 8

I am closed around the picture I see; I enclose my own picture, as well, bent over and folded like a flower, contemplating loneliness. Many-petaled like a flower, containing infinite worlds within worlds, and each a picture of myself, bent … Continue reading

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On Fantasy

I’m a fairly regular reader of Carnal Nation in that I’m aware of new and exciting articles that are posted there, and today I noticed an article that I have things to say about. The article posits that there are … Continue reading

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The Apostle Paul

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Quote Time 7

We’re all—especially those of us who are educated and have read a lot and have watched TV critically—in a very self-conscious and sort of worldly and sophisticated time, but also a time when we seem terribly afraid of other people’s … Continue reading

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On Planetary

Planetary is the greatest work of comic literature ever produced. That might not be true, but I do believe that it’s at least in the top five. There’s something visceral about it that I can’t really wrap my head around. … Continue reading

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Listen to me–

I took this once.

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On Pornography 1

This is my post on pornography. I have a lot to say about porn in general, since it’s something that I like to research/talk about/whatever. I just finished a book on porn, specifically online pornography, that’s called Porn.com: Making Sense … Continue reading

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Quote Time 6

As Stephan Schindler shows, 18th century German literary debates gave rise to later divisions between “high” and “low” literature, their labeling as “useful” versus “entertaining,” and the gendering of their readers as male versus female. These divisions paved the way … Continue reading

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The Times, They Aren’t A-Changing (And They Never Will)

Today’s post is a guest post by Ross Hardy (click the link for Twitter antics). If you’re interested in doing a guest post here at This Cage is Worms, let me know via Twitter. As I’m sure all internet-going comic … Continue reading

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