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Big Fish by Daniel Wallace

“Remembering a man’s stories makes him immortal.” Daniel Wallace explores this resonating philosophy in his book Big Fish.

This novel is written as a son’s good-bye to his dying father, a father the son wishes he knew better. 456 more words

Book

Algebraic properties of chromatic roots

It has been a long time coming. I wrote back in 2011 about the work Kerri Morgan and I were doing on algebraic properties of chromatic roots. 903 more words

Exposition

First year law student spots that student loans' terms and conditions are not applicable...

A first year law student has caused turmoil within the Student Loans Company (SLC), the body set up by government to oversee university loans and grants, by pointing out that its terms and conditions are not applicable. 735 more words

Government

The LAST Blog Post: Me Myself and my Liberal Arts Education

David Foster Wallace delivered a commencement speech at Kenyon college over ten years ago.  Today, his words still resonate with an online audience.  Upon reading his speech, one part really stood out to me: 274 more words

TOMB OF NOSTALGIA: MORTUARY (1983)


MORTUARY (1983)

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Pretty Christie (Mary Beth McDonough) is certain that someone killed her father (Danny Rogers). 505 more words

Tomb Of Nostalgia

Erasing Infinite

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Poet Jenni B. Baker creates erasure poetry from David Foster Wallace’s “Infinite Jest,” one page at a time. Aces!

Artist's Morgue

Dying With Indignity: An Update on the PGR

It is not news that the PGR is in serious trouble.  Last fall (2014) saw a significant number of evaluators abandon the PGR, so many in fact that the PGR could not find nearly enough replacements, leaving many specializations with markedly fewer evaluators than in 2011 ( 2,719 more words

Philosophy