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This is, after all, a blogfolio, the most recent additions to which are linked at the bottom of the page, a page where seldom is heard a discouraging word about best practices or leveraging synergies. Not that I oppose such things necessarily. Live and let live, I say. Or leverage. Whichever.
Maybe I’m chasing rainbows, but I’ve heard so much talk about how tomatoes used to taste or could or should taste that I’ve come to imagine something equal parts mango, prime rib and LSD. Do such tomatoes really exist? Really, really? I ask because the best tomatoes I’ve ever eaten were just tomatoes.
Or, why this non-Bernie-or-Bust progressive is voting for Big Orange We’re back to bread and circuses, it seems, the featured act this election cycle being a false-choice rumble between Republican fear mongering (Mexican/ISIS zombie hoards coming to eat our brains) and Democratic fear mongering (Republican zombie hoards coming to eat our brains). The winner, we’re told, […]
Published in 1826, Mary Shelley’s The Last Man is post-apocalyptic science fiction’s ground zero. It’s also a Gothic adventure novel, which means plenty of references to Greek mythology, classical poetry, ancient history and philosophy, let alone the author’s apparent resolve never to use one word where ten would do as well. Whether you find this kind of thing irritating or luxurious is a matter of taste. Last Man’s only […]
She says she has nothing to look forward to anymore, that she’s just waiting to die. Not that she wants to die, mind you, but she’s unmotivated. Tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow, creeping in its petty pace from day to day. We admit to each other that ennui is a First World affliction. Shameful, we say. Yet we aren’t sufficiently […]