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The following text was originally published in the May/June edition of the Visual Artists’ News Sheet, which also features contributions by Teresa Gillespie, Jonathan Mayhew, Eilis McDonald and Declan Clarke, alongside a report on ‘ 1,298 more words

Pretentiousness: Why it Matters by Dan Fox — Thomas Storey

As insults go, an accusation of pretentiousness can sting more than most, attacking as it does the gap between our self-identity and our self-expression, who we are and the way we project ourselves into the world. 1,453 more words

Book Review

Pretentiousness: Why it Matters, by Dan Fox

As soon as I saw Dan Fox’s Pretentiousness (Fitzcarraldo, 2016) I knew I had to read it.  I knew nothing about the author or the publisher, and it was entirely possible that it would make its case by being a prime example of its subject matter; the austere cover didn’t entirely dispel those misgivings.   774 more words

Books

The Monopoly® man is a strange fellow

Recently I’ve seen two different promotions featuring the Monopoly® man, the older mustachioed gentlemen with the top hat and cane. In the last month or so, his image has been everywhere and on top of that, I needed to come up with his formal, original name for a crossword answer. 606 more words

Humor

PRETENTIOUSNESS: WHY IT MATTERS by Dan Fox

Pretentiousness: Why it Matters, by Dan Fox. Minneapolis, Minnesota: Coffee House Press, April 2016. 144 pages. $15.95, paper.

In a recent think piece on the… 1,473 more words

Book Reviews

Watch 1st Scene Winner: FLAT PENNIES by Robert Ward

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FLAT PENNIES by Robert Ward

SYNOPSIS:

“Flat Pennies” follows a paraplegic man’s internal and outer struggles – from a lonely existence in a dark apartment filled with a sprawling model railroad all the way to finding love, happiness, and sunshine with the next-door neighbor who’s raising a young child and saddled with an abusive ex-husband. 19 more words

30 October: Dan Fox and Saima Hafeez present their working QPs

Join us this week for two presentations on working QPs from third year students. We’ll hear from Dan Fox on Grammar Induction, and from Saima Hafeez on causality in Urdu.