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Intolerance with a personal touch...!

Recently my teacher told me to ponder on the most trending topic “Intolerance” and formulate an opinion on it. I am not going to write an essay over it but would like to narrate my life incidents where I have been intolerant. 1,224 more words


Disobedience & The 400 Blows: A Comparison in Male Adolescent Rebellion

The crushing revelations of adolescence are perhaps hardest for boys. The elucidation of this fact is best captured by Alberto Moravia’s 1948 novella Disobedience and François Truffaut’s 1959 film  1,079 more words

The Opiate

After Paris, US political shift on privacy vs. security

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Paris attacks have renewed debate on the U.S. government’s post-Sept. 11 domestic surveillance laws, leading to efforts to revive the issue on Capitol Hill and handing Marco Rubio an opening against Ted Cruz in the Republican presidential race. 813 more words


Some of this is true, some of it embellished: Writing ‘Fixator’

Ashley Stokes

Childhood’s End is a great title for a story. It’s a shame that Arthur C Clarke got to it first with a story about aliens overrunning the Earth, because I wanted it. 1,162 more words

Short Fiction



Ice moon
Punches light
Through brittle
Smoked sky.

Nothing is revealed
By word or movement.

Body’s aching
All the time
(As the song says) 83 more words

Shifting Shinobu

Owarimonogatari Ep. 8 – Shifting Shinobu

Proving once and for all that dreams can indeed come true, Shinobu returns to the screen in Episode 8. She’s one of the world’s most powerful apparitions trapped in a child’s body, or that’s how Araragi/we perceive her, anyway. 926 more words


The Thief and the Cobbler: A Critique

The Thief and the Cobbler Analysis

The animated film, which now bears the title of The Thief and the Cobbler is infamous for the immensely long time it was in development. 10,410 more words