Category Archives: Debt Crisis

Prigs and Bullies

Much to the disappointment of many college students stuck in that inevitable required English Literature course, Samuel Butler’s The Way of All Flesh isn’t a porn novel – it’s just another bildungsroman, a coming-of-age story that follows the protagonist as … Continue reading

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Monsters for Our Times

We are moving from the age of moody sexy vampires to the age of flesh-eating mindless zombies. The Twilight series is finally and mercifully over and now World War Z – Brad Pitt’s zombie epic – gets a Super Bowl teaser … Continue reading

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Severe Dislocation

It’s easy to feel a bit disoriented out here on the West Coast, particularly here in Los Angeles. The third Sunday in January was breezy, in the eighties, with that impossibly deep blue sky, and of course you could stand … Continue reading

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