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Great Expectations (Movies that impressed or depressed)

You know when you put off renting a movie for a while, because it stars an actor that sets your teeth on edge, or it got bad reviews, or it got great reviews, but you’re sure you won’t like it? 1,353 more words


Random Monday Thoughts

This morning I had fantastic realization– the fear and anxiety of not knowing what comes next in my life, are far more manageable than the stress and anxiety I faced at my job everyday. 238 more words

Fictional Music

Fake musicians abound in literature. The characters in A Clockwork Orange listen to invented bands like The Heaven Seventeen, Johnny Zhivago, and Googly Gogol (as well as recognizable names like Beethoven), helping to flesh out the world of the story. 567 more words


Corporate Control

Often, literature reflects our fears and magnifies them. So the abundance of novels revolving around total corporate control over society is an interesting reflection of our fears today. 340 more words

Oryx And Crake

Lost and Found

In case you didn’t notice the creepy bunny at the mall or the absurd amount of yellow candy at CVS, Easter is almost here. I’m really excited about Easter this year because we’ll actually be able to go to… 551 more words

My Thug Life

Top Ten Tuesday - Unique Books

It’s been far too long since I’ve taken part in Top Ten Tuesday, (see http://www.brokeandbookish.com/p/top-ten-tuesday-other-features.html)  but I’m excited to have such a good subject to work with this week. 1,078 more words