There can be little doubt that the character of human life is one of unreasonableness, nay, of absurdity. This absurdity finds its root in the fundamental nature of things, in the destructiveness of time, the vanity of all our efforts, and finally the annihilation of the individual. 447 more words
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By Andrew Buckner
Rating: ****1/2 out of *****.
“Sisyphus”(2016), the fourteen minute and thirty-three second debut short from director David Graziano, is an incredibly clever and strikingly original modernization of Albert Camus’ 119 page philosophical essay on the pointless quest for understanding, … 790 more words
Each attempted publication is met with a predictable series of emotions that remain exactly the same no matter how unlikely (The New Yorker) or how likely (brand spanking new startup magazine) I am to win editor approval and impending publication. 522 more words