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Age of Anxiety: Watching Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

Recently, I’ve been watching Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.  Several friends of mine have been big fans over the years, and one was finally emphatic in his recommendation.  962 more words

V.—That Obscure Object of Desire

I have just finished reading Thomas Pynchon’s first novel, V. (1963). This is one of those works which is so disturbing to readers who feel they must understand every reference, every symbol, every character. 375 more words


Gravity's Rainbow

It’s every bit as good as they say it is.

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Gravity's Rainbow by Thomas Pynchon

Gravity’s Rainbow is a post-modern novel set in World War II that revolves around the direct/indirect relation/s of characters from different sides and nationalities with the V-2 and A4 German rockets before, during and after the war. 1,844 more words


Inherent Vice (2014) - Movie Review

Larry “Doc” Sportello, an unorthodox private-eye (Joaquin Phoenix) smokes a joint in his California shore-house–the waves on one side, and a whole mess of bad vibes on the other. 924 more words

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A completely subjective and thoroughly unnecessary ranking of Thomas Pynchon's novels

To date, Thomas Ruggles Pynchon (American, b. 1937), has published eight novels and one collection of short stories. These books were published between 1963 and 2013. 893 more words