It may be something of an inevitability that any authentic or at least aspirationally significant intellectual originality at first appears as a kind of peculiarity or madness. 293 more words
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I am victorious every time this wild energy takes a hold of me, even when I am on meds, and rouses me from my torpor, making me stop whatever I’m doing, even if I am in the middle of taking a steamy dump, and start writing with a mania the likes of which only those stowed away in the darkest recesses of sanitariums know! 854 more words
I recently wrote a piece on Cassavetes’ A Woman Under The Influence for the Alternate Viewpoints film blog. Here’s a sample:
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Nick is more than a chauvinistic villain, and Mabel is more than a ‘victim’ or a ‘case’ – or, indeed, a ‘feminist’.