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Summer reads

After watching the 2 seasons of Orange Is The New Black, I wanted more. It’s so addicting. So I opted to get the book the series is base on. 39 more words

"Morally anesthetized and smoldering with presumptive violence"

 In my write-up on Barbary Shore I invoked two opposing views of the function of the MacGuffin (or plot coupon, as it’s alternatively known) as a cog in the engine of plot: while Alfred Hitchcock posited that a MacGuffin is actually nothing at all, George Lucas believed that ‘the audience should care about it almost as much as the duelling heroes and villains on-screen.’ At the time I argued that the ‘little object’ in McLeod’s possession failed by either conceptualisation, and I would propose that one way in which  2,983 more words

Mailer's Fiction

Seven Deadly Sins

Okay so I wasn’t tagged in this, but it looks fun anyways!
(Found on Woven Magic Books)

Greed – What is your most inexpensive book? 524 more words


Quotes to live by III

More quotes as I indulge in these ladies and One Tree Hill. They fit the theme of life (as usual) and growing up (since I just graduated college). 687 more words


Staff Picks #11: Salinger (2013)


An unprecedented look inside the private world of J.D. Salinger, the reclusive author of The Catcher in the Rye.

Why It’s A Staff Pick: 242 more words

Film Journalism

“When I first met him, I thought he was kind of a snobbish person. That’s what I thought. But he isn’t. He’s just got this very original personality that takes you a little while to get to know him.” 7 more words


Matter-Of-Fact Writing

As the world keeps editing itself through time, the cause of the style of writing warps with that change.

There is something sensational about post WWI/pre WWII writing. 553 more words