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Midnight's Children and Postmodernism

 

I was recently reminded of Salmon Rushdie’s book Midnight’s Children. It tells the story of Saleem who was born at the exact moment when India gained it’s independence. 1,702 more words

Wilber The Fly (Based On A True Story)

Drawing a blank.  The cackles of the slovenly white trash annoys what semblance of coherency I’ve managed to hold on to this late morning.  Loud, southern-tinged idiocy with a vocal lilt that graces my ears with all the subtlety of a cheese grater on tender flesh.  626 more words

Journal

PRINCESS TUTU

           After cooking master boy, I re-watched another anime film I used to be in love with when was still a kid. It is a magical-drama-romance anime series titled Princess Tutu who honestly used to inspire me a lot of becoming a magical-elegant ballerina in the entire city. 687 more words

2014

The Words (2012) directed/written by Brian Klugman and Lee Sternthal. Starring Bradley Cooper, Dennis Quaid, Olivia Wilde, Zoe Saldana and Jeremy Irons.

Synopsis: This tells the story of Rory Jansen (Cooper), a struggling unpublished author who finds an old manuscript in a bag his wife Dora (Saldana) buys him in Paris. 496 more words

Review

Most Metafictional Episodes of Nerdy TV

Metafiction (metəˌfikSHən)–Noun: Fiction in which the author self-consciously alludes to the artificiality or literariness of a work by parodying or departing from novelistic conventions (especially naturalism) and traditional narrative techniques. 1,156 more words

Lists

Billiards and Utopics

When I am not in class or falling off my bike I am working behind the front desk of my residence hall as a desk attendant, as the liaison between residents and our supply of games. 590 more words

Analysis

Review: Deathtrap: A Thriller in Two Acts

Rating: ★ ★ ★ ½ ☆
Date read: April 10 to 12, 2014
Read Count: 1

A whole lot of fun, an equal amount of creepy, and a pinch of wtf is going on here. 274 more words

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