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The Essay: Theater of the Brain

Essay.

Noun: A short piece of writing on a particular subject.

Verb: Attempt or try: “essay a smile”.

Synonyms: noun.  attempt – try – trial – test – experiment – assay; 766 more words

Class Reflection

Your necklace sure is SOMETHING, Dick!

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factual wrok.”cturing of the ork ation”ati ual w

VvidaD Ssheed

“Conte8mmmporary narration is the account of tvhe manufacturing of the wodrk, not the actual wrok.” 53 more words

Art

Torchwood: The Office of Never Was review

Once again, James Goss demonstrates his mastery of the dramatic in this latest Torchwood release, The Office of Never Was. Gareth David-Lloyd stars as the much-missed Ianto Jones in this hour-long story set in a deserted office block. 354 more words

Big Finish

Statistical Analysis as Genitalia (Have Data, Will Fuck)

Wikipedia Poem, No. 523
served as a keeper   object acting or 
coil archaic   plant from ärmə cho͝or 
noun then: armor or   armatura or 
 
armor origin   original sense   
sense was armored   especially of 
a literary   work in which a volt
 
age is introduced   voltage is intro
duced by a liter   literary work   
through which a voltage   is molded with scent
 
century late mid   middle english from 
french from french from arm   mature plural noun 
noun armature is   induced by a 
 
magnet source of i   iron or coil   or plant archaic 
armature is mold   ed molded with scent   century late mid   
middle english from   from french from armed with   from arms armature 27 more words
Poetry

Food Writing

Reality Hunger was released in February of 2010. I think it’s important to date these kinds of things because in this post-modern culture it’s very easy to forget that there was a time before certain objects, certain phenomena. 374 more words

Internal Combustion

David Shields, "Other People: Takes & Mistakes"

David Shields makes it look easy—turning thoughts, experiences, attitudes, insights, personal history, wounds, slings, arrows, literary criticism, film criticism, and random reminiscences into compelling prose. Open the dictionary to a random page, throw a dart and give David Shields a prompt—you get the feeling he could riff off any random noun, verb or preposition. 971 more words

Books

Whose House are You Building?

Guest Blogger: David Shields

Thus says the Lord of hosts: These people say the time has not yet come to rebuild the house of the Lord.” Then the word of the Lord came by the hand of Haggai the prophet, “Is it a time for you yourselves to dwell in your paneled houses, while his house lies in ruins? 630 more words