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Asphalt Intrusion

I seem to have run out of things to say as of late. Ironic, considering words are my bread and butter. Literally. (Though nowadays, it’s whole wheat bread and nothing more than a schmear. 1,020 more words


Stalking the Romantic Potential of Journalism in 'Tracks' and 'Into the Wild'

Journalism and romanticism. A duo of unhappy bedfellows.

In the depiction of Chris McCandless and Robyn Davidson’s respective quests, Davidson and Krakauer provokes the reader to consider whether journalistic (and adamantly unromantic) writing is truly capable of portraying and delivering romantic version of a subject’s travel experience. 584 more words

Book Reviews

Into the Wild

You know how some stories seem to haunt you? I watched the movie Into the Wild last week and I’ve been thinking about it ever since. 507 more words

On Living

Film Review: Into the Wild

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Until last year, ‘Into the Wild’ (click) was one of my favorite films. The film is based on the true story of… 468 more words

Into the wild..!!

I am currently reading Jon Krakauer`s “Into The Wild”, which seems to have me starting this blog that I had been stalling for quite sometime now. 239 more words

Time to Practice Swimming, unlike Narcissus

Narcissus was a handsome hunter who knew he was handsome and would show disdain for people who recognized him. He was proud and haughty, if you loved him then he responded with nothing but dislike for you. 826 more words


Your DNA does not define you.

I’ve just finished reading the wonderful Carine McCandless book, The Wild Truth. Being intrigued by the life and unfortunate death of her brother Chris for many years, as depicted in the beautiful book and then film, Into the Wild, I could not wait to read her book in the hopes of gaining a much better understanding of what motivated Chris to live his life as he did. 138 more words