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A Note for My Readers

This post is for anyone who comes across my blog, but I am writing it keeping in mind that a number of Professors in Loyola’s English department will in a week or so be given a stack of senior theses, neatly typed up and printed out, and somewhere in the pile will be a single piece of paper with the URL that leads to this blog. 1,571 more words

Tackling the Mt. Everest of Media Studies: Kanye West

Anybody who knows me knows that I openly love Kanye West. I admit to locking myself away from the world and listening to 808s on repeat for hours. 718 more words

It's All Gonzo

There is a man, almost 30 sitting at a bland grey square table in the isolated corner room on the second floor of Rosenstock. Atmosphere’s “tryin to find a balance,” is blaring from worn yellow headphones as he stares intently at the rainbow bookshelf that has marked the room in memory. 325 more words

At Play in the Fields

Peter Matthiessen has died, and Gabriel Garcia Marquez lies stricken in a hospital bed in Mexico City. Two literary greats of my father’s generation slip quietly into the dawn. 478 more words

Lit Mapping NYC

Trendy New York-based eyeglass purveyor Warby Parker has created an entertaining literary map dedicated to the Upper East side neighborhood around its uptown showroom. From Ira Levin’s spooky… 56 more words

Books

The essays of Gay Talese

Published by Readings Monthly, April 2014. Read the full piece at Readings.com.au

In a 2009 interview with the Paris Review, American non-fiction writer Gay Talese described his unorthodox approach to reporting for the  155 more words

Adam Curley

New Journalism/ Tom Wolfe Seminar Paper

The New Journalism/Tom Wolfe

Seminar Paper

Calum Warren-Piper

‘New Journalism’ is a term used to show/highlight a shift in the style of journalism that happens to be popular/strong at the time period. 942 more words