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Sylvester McCoy at LFCC – Doctor Who Interview

At London Film and Comic Con this past month I got to interview Sylvester McCoy, Doctor Who star, who now sports a beard. But why the new beard, you may wonder. 129 more words

Book Recommendation - Dragons

The first blog post I did was Book Recommendation – Assassins and I thought now is the time for another Book Recommendation post. This time I chose… 665 more words


One Day More: A Brief Reflection on the Past Year

I’m sorry that I’m crying, it’s just that I’m so happy to be here right now.

Tomorrow is orientation at Wellesley College. I think it’s important to pause once in a while to look back, as cliche as the premise of this post is. 304 more words


Opening the Gates of Dawn

Essay by Roger Echo-Hawk

By the mid-1960s, noting the success of The Lord of the Rings, JRR Tolkien no doubt felt pleased with the reception of his literary vision of the northern Europe mythological spirit.  1,379 more words


New Fall Syllabus #2: INFINITE JEST!

And here’s the Infinite Jest syllabus. This one turned out to be a surprisingly difficult puzzle to put together, just because I felt strongly that the book absolutely had to be finished by the class period… 956 more words

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Thoughts on A Hobbit, a Wardrobe, and a Great War

Studying World War One has been on my mind for the past while.  The Great War set the course for all the events which came after it and deeply altered Western culture.   590 more words