As is the most of the country. Not the writing part, but the distracted part. Lots of things are demanding … Continue reading I Am Mildly Distracted Right Now, but Also Writing.
This is going to seem counterintuitive, but it’s true. A “Feature Length” film is one 60 minutes or longer, according … Continue reading Movies are Short Stories, TV Shows are Novels
For this episode, we’re joined by Kyrin Krause, who’s been the graphic designer creating all the covers for Unnamed Journal. … Continue reading Shallow & Pedantic Episode Six: Gieger Counter
Every now and again I like to indulge in the temptation to rail against the mindless repetition of uninteresting facts. … Continue reading Why in the Hell Does Anyone Care That It’s Carrie Fisher’s Birthday?
An intriquing passage from On Art and Life, which nicely explains the aethetic rut that modern art has fallen into: … Continue reading Notes on Ruskin: Modern Art is Anti-Art
My wife suggested we go see it, when we had a free evening. I was willing, but not enthusiastic. In … Continue reading I Almost Saw “Tenet”, But Didn’t. Apparently I’m Not Alone.
In my wild opinionated youth, I was something of a disdainer. Where other readers and writers widely explored what certain … Continue reading Entertainment vs. Edutainment: The New Pulp Narrative
It seems that people have been left by their education unable to put values in the correct order. People who … Continue reading I Don’t Care If Cuties is a Good Movie
Much of Ruskin’s On the Nature of Gothic involves a pre-Marxist critique of industrialization. I’m not sure if it qualifies … Continue reading Notes on Ruskin: The Absurd Rule
I don’t know what caused Penguin to introduce a Great Ideas series, or by what criteria they determine what ideas … Continue reading Notes on Ruskin: The Geography of Gothic