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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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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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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