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Should you use satire in your writing?

Satire is a form of literature (or any medium) intent on exaggerating the shortcomings of individuals, corporations, or society as a whole and is usually described as being ‘cutting’. 393 more words

Fun With Writing

“Everyone must leave something behind when he dies, my grandfather said. A child or a book or a painting or a house or a wall built or a pair of shoes made.

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Stop Smoking

Pilhagem Social

Por Franz Schandl: Os saqueadores são os últimos e mais recentes aproveitadores da aceleração do ímpeto capitalista, que não consegue mais, porém, funcionar convencionalmente. Auto-impelidos, eles são o mais puro modelo da flexibilização de direitos e da desregulamentação. 4,855 more words

Crisis Capitalism

A Brave New (and Very Hot) 1984

I’m thankful for my ninth grade world history teacher. Even though he had this weird propensity for tight black shirts and boasted a goatee way before facial hair was trendy, he gave us a list of books to read if we wanted extra credit. 634 more words

Literary Notions

100 Audible audiobooks for $5 each: The Great Gatsby, Fahrenheit 451, Paranoia, much more

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The Catcher in the Rye: a blacked-out novel

About a year-and-a-half into my teaching career I cribbed an in-class activity from Austin Kleon: newspaper blackout poems. But I didn’t want to do them exactly like Kleon. 1,198 more words


What I've been up to lately

By now you’ll probably know that I’m quite a busy bee and that my hobbies are practically endless. Said that, I thought that it could be fun to create a new section that I’m going to call… 1,387 more words