Here is an excerpt From Anne Carson/Antiquity, a collection edited by Laura Jansen. This is Carson being quoted from an interview she gave, where she responds to the idea that teaching classics is relevant because it can teach us to recover something we need today. I don’t feel
Everyday, there is so much stuff (books, podcasts, long-from articles and blog posts, films, audiobooks, comics, music, games, tv shows, etc.) I want to spend time absorbing. Every. Day. But time and my attention are not unlimited. Both are finite. So I’ve got to make choices about what gets
I read the post On Dreams and Goals on Manu’s blog this morning. That post is an example of the internet at its best. If you’re reading this please click the link and read what he wrote. It’s not long, and it is very very cool.
As we approach the end of the week, I'm sending out a list of things that I think will bring you some surplus enjoyment. 1. READING (short): I posted about the beautiful email newsletter, The Convivial Society, written by L.M. Sacasas, a few times this week. Here
These are passages I highlighted in the book Fassbinder Thousandsof Mirrors by Ian Penman because I like them. I don't recall ever feeling particularly English or British or Anglo Saxon or Celtic or whatever; this may have been partly the punkish, puckish spirit of the times, and partly
Hello, I’m trying something new — Sending out a short list of interesting things as we go into the weekend. Three things that are cool 1. LISTENING: This episode ofThe Robcast titled My Leaf blower has a Turbo Button is wonderful! If you like it, you would also probably like