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Video Games and Tony Barlow’s Sharp Teeth

I just finished reading Tony Barlow’s Sharp Teeth. It is a brilliant novel about werewolves in L.A. written in verse. I realize that nothing about that previous sentence sounds even remotely interesting, but trust me. Anyway, about halfway through the novel … Continue reading

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James Stanescu in Hypatia

This is really just a short bit to say that James “Scu” Stanescu has a new article out in Hypatia named “Species Trouble: Judith Butler, Mourning, and the Precarious Lives of Animals.” It appears to be behind a pay wall if you … Continue reading

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Pigs Playing Games

There is a game that human beings can play with pigs.  (Thanks to Scu for sending me the link.) So let’s get a few basic things out of the way: 1. I think that humans and animals playing games together is amazing. 2. … Continue reading

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On King, More, and Factory Farms

I just finished Stephen King’s Full Dark, No Stars. It was alright, not the best thing ever, but the first novella, “1922,” is damn near perfect. It hits all the high notes while avoiding most of the low ones. The … Continue reading

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