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Chess is a foolish expedient

Chess is a foolish expedient for making idle people believe they are doing something very clever, when they are only wasting their time.
— George Bernard Shaw, The Irrational Knot (1905)

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What Laws, Who and How?

Seamus Heaney’s The Burial at Thebes deals extensively with law and the dilemmas the law imposes. The issue of the law appears most prominently in Heaney’s retelling of Antigone due to the fact that the major conflict arises from Antigone’s disobedience of Creon’s laws in favor of divine law. 953 more words

Greek Mythology

Shakespeare: Metamorphosis at Senate House - Exploring the Seven Ages of Text

With Metamorphosis, The University of London kicked off its Shakespeare anniversary celebrations with a well-conceived exhibition that highlighted how the Bard’s longevity is not so much preserved by print, as as was saved by it. 1,404 more words


Sodality Industries

ACT [1]



(Light come up on Kelly, lying in bed. She sits up. To herself)

Today is a special day.  The quartermaster tells me I’m almost finished with my Enlightenment, and soon I will be a permanent part of The Community.  3,194 more words


Starve: Two

“Dammit, hurry up!” Loach screamed over his right shoulder in his heavy southern twang as Jimmy lingered on the frozen road behind him fiddling with a crusty old map. 3,594 more words


Starve: One

Chem laid awake, for from what he could tell was most of the night, with his hands clasped together flat on his chest and nothing but an old tee shirt between his head and the terribly cold steel beneath. 3,536 more words


Kids Say Some Scary Things - Part Two

The rest of last night went about as well as one would expect. After washing what I’m still hoping was marker ink off of my three year old daughters hands and arms I spent most of the night trying to pretend that I wasn’t about to piss the bed while keeping her tight by my side. 1,453 more words