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Eros, Thanatos, and My Buddy Freud: A Review of The Jekyll and Hyde Portfolio

I apologize in advance for anything foul thing I say during this review.


**brushes badly placed toupee back and fixes collar**

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Ranking Stanley Kubrick's Films [The Yellow Kubrick Road]

We’ve finally finished my Stanley Kubrick odyssey, or should we say that we’ve reached the end of the yellow (Ku)brick road and it has been a rather lovely journey. 1,079 more words

All Work and No Play

Makes Jack a dull boy. McSweeney’s presents Notes on Jack Torrance’s novel. You know, the one he wrote in The Overlook Hotel right before he snapped?



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House of Leaves: Completely Unique, Thoughtful, and Page Turning

When I first began to explore “postmodern” fiction there were two books that were immediately recommended to me, though I initially chose to read neither. The first was  945 more words


Stanley Kubrick was born on July 26, 1928, in The Bronx, New York City, the first of two children of Jacob Leonard Kubrick and his wife Sadie Gertrude Kubrick, both of whom were Jewish. 1,596 more words