Tag Archives: Literary

David Foster Wallace Interview (Animated)

David Foster Wallace is probably one of the most brilliant men to have written and taught literature in the past few decades.  I’m always impressed by what he has to say.  It’s always lucid and on-point.  I hope you enjoy … Continue reading

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Some Inspiration: Allen Ginsberg – Sunflower Sutra

I’ve been trying to keep up a good working pace over the summer when I’m free from other academic obligations and right now, that means a lot of revision.  I always find when doing revisions that I read more poetry … Continue reading

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Matthew Dickman – The Mysterious Human Heart

The Mysterious Human Heart The produce in New York is really just produce, oranges and cabbage, celery and beets, pomegranates with their hundred seeds, carrots and honey, walnuts and thirteen varieties of apples. On Monday morning I will walk down … Continue reading

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The Weakerthans – Left and Leaving

If you don’t know The Weakerthans, you really should.  Their melodies are simple but their lyrics are beautiful and border on the literary.  Here’s a live version of one of their most popular songs.

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The Cure and Existentialism

The recent post about Nietzsche in Third Eye Blind’s song got me thinking about other literary references in music and I realized I skipped over one of the most blatant references out there: The Cure’s “Killing an Arab.” The lyrics, … Continue reading

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