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I'm Sorry, Wyatt.

A bit of a warning. I intend to have some fun with this post.

So, this will likely be the last post to deal exclusively with… 1,729 more words

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-Money gives significance to anything.
-Yes. People believe that, don’t they. People believe that.

from the Recognitions by William Gaddis


Dear Bob...

So, this week I’ll be thinking through Bob’s post from last week. In doing so, I think it would be fair to point out the differences of our style: I tend to me more casual, Bob is often more rigorous. 1,105 more words

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A Recognition of Reality

“When I saw it (Night Fishing at Antibes), it was one of those moments of reality, near-recognition of reality. I’d been…I’ve been worn out by this piece of work, and when I finished it I was free, free all of a sudden out in the world. 193 more words


Otto, The Imperialist

This week, I want to spend a little bit of time thinking about Otto’s “forgery” as the Central American imperialist.

Before I continue, however, I have to pause to comment on this image — which I found on a men’s clothing and advice web page. 1,252 more words

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