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Rotten Fruit: Reexamining A Clockwork Orange


I took a strange and winding route back to reading Anthony Burgess’s A Clockwork Orange. For some time now, I’ve been trying to construct a biography of forgotten crime writer Shane Stevens. 5,701 more words


Ode to Joy

On this week’s season (and possibly series) finale of Franklin & Bash, the eccentric lawyer played by Malcolm McDowell opened his voice-activated safe by humming the “Ode to Joy” from Beethoven’s… 360 more words

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Dot Aversion Therapy

A few years ago, I went to an osteopath who informed me that my ‘lines’ or ‘chords’ or whatever the fuck he called them, were a “mess”. 854 more words

Health (mental)

Brian Belton (MA Sociology 1987-8)


I had been studying for my Masters degree at Essex for just a few weeks and was struggling with the idea of liberty. I concluded, straightforwardly, that liberty is, for the most part, associated with being able to ‘do’ something. 3,905 more words


A Clockwork Orange

If you’ve seen the movie, you’ll understand that A Clockwork Orange is a controversial dark comedy.

If you’ve read the book, you’ll understand that A Clockwork Orange is indeed a controversial dark comedy… 227 more words

Book To Film

How We Mold Men -- "Fury"

by Gabriel Valdez

There is a review for Fury in my head that I will never write. I’ll try to tell you why:

Fury follows a tank crew pushing into Nazi Germany late in World War 2, but this is merely what happens. 1,250 more words

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