Tag Archives: Vlogbrothers

The Hard Work of Being Human

I am lucky enough to have my profession be one where I am paid (though very little, to be fair) to think about important questions that do not bear immediately on my survival or comfort.  I’m first and foremost a … Continue reading

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Poetry Makes Nothing Happen

As an artist and as a student of art, I’ve spent a lot of time contemplating the role and importance of art in the world.  With so much suffering and turmoil, there are times when the pursuit of expression can … Continue reading

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We’re All Scared

Are you scared?

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John Green’s Crash Course: Literature (and Why Reading it is Important)

If you’ve been following this blog for a while, you likely know I’m a pretty big fan of John Green.  He’s a fantastic YA author, video blogger, and all-around Nerd.  How could you not love John Green?  To make him … Continue reading

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John Green on Mitt Romney

One of my favorite contemporary fiction writers is John Green of The Fault in Our Stars, Paper Towns, An Abundance of Katherines, Looking for Alaska, and Vlogbrothers fame.  He is a web presence that continually decreases the amount of suck … Continue reading

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