Tag Archives: Existentialism

The Kafkaesque and the Power of Mind

We so often hear that word–Kafkaesque–tossed around to describe all sorts of things, from scenes in film to our everyday encounters with the world, but it seems that many who use the word either haven’t read much Kafka, or haven’t … Continue reading

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Remembering Albert Camus

Seeing that today is the 100th birthday of the author who has changed my life perhaps more than any other, I thought it fitting to share this. He was presumably the most photogenic and charismatic French writer of all time … Continue reading

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Allen Ginsberg reads ‘America’

It’s a brisk, damp day here in Los Angeles.  Days like this make me want to stay in my apartment and court Allen Ginsberg’s unparalleled language.

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Passion Pit – The Reeling

I’m in a good mood and it’s a Passion Pit morning.

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Iron & Wine – Fever Dream

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Incubus – Aqueous Transmission

This is easily on my list of top 10 favorite songs.  Both the choice of different instruments and how they’re blended together can put you in a trance.  A truly beautiful song from an extremely talented band:

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Celebrate Banned Books Week

One of the most enjoyable scholarly activities one can engage in is the reading of banned books.  It is often these banned books that portray a palpable reality, even if those realities are dark places into which one might not … Continue reading

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