The Terrifying Case of Kamilah Brock Proves Life Is Crazier Than Fiction

Sadly, stories about hideous injustices being meted out to people of color in America are so prevalent that it’s hard to be surprised at them — but even so, there’s something uniquely horrifying about the case of Kamilah Brock. 1,150 more words


Judging a book by its cover

One of the sad by-products of our shift to reading novels on Kindle is the relegation of the cover art to an almost incidental aspect of the book. 264 more words

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)

R  |  133 min  |  Drama  |  21 November 1975 (USA)

Ratings: 8.7/10 from 575,918 users   Metascore: 79/100
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Happy birthday, Brad Dourif

“Of course, I would like to play the guy next door, but nobody’s going to hire me for that kind of role.”

“Gee, I certainly hope I’m not a scary person in real life. 31 more words


Books I Own, But Haven't Read: Part III

I don’t think I have fully gone over my main reason I’m making this series of posts, so here is my little explanation. I am making this series so you can look at my books and go, “Oh, you should read that book next because it’s really good.” I can’t guarantee that I’ll agree with you on that, but at least I have one book less on my growing TBR pile. 887 more words

Other Bookish Things

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Write a 300-400 word commentary on the use of irony in Cuckoo’s Nest.

In essence, the entire novel could be said to be ironic as the Chief, a crazy man in a mental asylum, is the one who makes us realise that many of the supposedly sane people in the ward are crazier than the patients. 337 more words

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