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Sausage Party: An Existential Crisis with Food

When I watch a film to review, I go into it completely blind—I don’t read other reviews beforehand or look at ratings…hell, I don’t even read the description. 1,204 more words

Film Review

“How strange to use ‘You only live once’ as an excuse to throw it away.” – Bill Copeland

Blame Yourself

La grande bellezza (Paolo Sorrentino, 2013)

La grande bellezza, directed by Paolo Sorrentino (a.k.a. The great beauty, 2013).

Score: contemplative.

Some works of art are born looking at another work of art. 378 more words

Films

Hedonism

In hedonistic days,

Proving ourselves to be headstrong,

Was self-inflicted mental masochism,

A matter of endurance,

Devil-may-care attitudes,

Repercussions and consequences,

Seemed a long way off, 93 more words

Poetry

Strange Rumblings of a Sepia Mind

God knows why we chose the desert.  The chance to go out to the unknown, ride camels, drink coffee and smoke cigarettes in the blistering heat perhaps? 2,049 more words

Dark Mutters

Michel Onfray and the Counter-History of Philosophy

Read: The Counter-History of Philosophy

This commentary and review is based on the book Las sabidurías de la antigüedad: Contrahistoria de la filosofía, a Spanish-language translation of a book (not yet available in English) by French philosopher Michel Onfray. 2,169 more words

Philosophy

"You're Fyred!"

Given the option of being fired or being fyred, I would much prefer to be fired. For to be fired means the loss of a job, a minor setback in the flux of modernity, a switch in the name and address of a company paycheck. 795 more words

Comedy