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Explaining the world one tragedy at a time.

November 30, 2015

The world can seem so chaotic. Does it ever take a break?

Sometimes, in my line of work, things get a little busy. 1,063 more words

Just Like His Daddy Did.

Somewhere in the world, there is a little boy fighting to hold back his tears after falling on the sidewalk because his father told him to “man up”. 238 more words

“Half Man, Half Chair”: Disability and Personhood in Wilkie Collins’s The Law and the Lady

Clare Walker Gore is an ECR, having passed her PhD viva at Selwyn College, Cambridge. Her PhD thesis explored disability in the Victorian novel. When she isn’t making grand plans for her next project on life-writing and disability in the nineteenth century, she is mostly to be found knitting and novel-reading. 2,501 more words

Nineteenth-Century Studies

In Search of Theodore Roosevelt

By David Michael Newstead.

Few presidents are as accomplished or as iconic as Theodore Roosevelt. And as this year’s Movember wraps up, I wanted to explore the legacy of our 26th commander-in-chief who still manages to standout in interesting ways a century after his time in office. 274 more words


010 A Brief History of Seven Killings

Title: A Brief History of Seven Killings

Author: Marlon James

Page Count: 686

Publisher: OneWorld Publications 2014, this edition 2015 

Awards/Accolades: Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2015 and selected in 25 book of the year lists internationally… 1,233 more words


The 6 God is Redefining Masculinity

This post was previously published on The Silhouette

It’s not quite clear whether our love for Drake is ironic, some sort of patriotic obligation, or if a Canadian, mixed-race, emotional, TV star-turned-rapper simply beat the odds, rose to the top of the charts and became, in his mind anyway, a legend. 673 more words