And none of this even begins to touch on the issue, "Nic Cage is a meme." Because once you have been transformed into a hollow vector for self-replicating situational humor, you cease to be able to generate meaning for yourself.
Read: Books: When I Grow up I want to be a Futurist. Badminton, N.The Only Harmless Great Thing. Bolano, B. "Prodigy of Dreams," "Ms. Rinaldi's Angel," "The Tsalal," and "Mad Night of Atonement" in The Nightmare Factory. Ligotti, T."Protestant and Catholics." HPL to Frank Belknap Long, collected in Against Religion: the atheist writings of H. P. Lovecraft. 2010. Articles: "Lovecraft, Witch Cults, and … Continue reading Week in Review 2019: 003
Read: Dreams from the Witch House, female voices in Lovecraftian Horror. Lynne Jamneck, ed.Buffalo Soldier. Maurice Broaddus.Wasteland, the Great War and the origins of modern horror. W. Scott Poole.People's Republic of Everything. Nick Mamatas.Isherwood on Writing. Christopher Isherwood.Neonomicon. Alan Moore."Walking Awake". N. K. Jemisin."The Medusa" and "Conversations in a Dead Language". Thomas Ligotti. Conan and … Continue reading Week in Review 2019: 001 & 002
My reading goal in 2017 started with a desire to finish a number of the books which I had started over the past three years for the purpose of getting them off my "Currently reading" list. On the list, those books which I started before 2017 are marked with an *. I've sorted the books … Continue reading Finishing 50 Books in a Year (2017)
Reading is the cheapest journey you'll ever be able to take. It's an opportunity to visit cities you've never been to, try foods you've never heard of, and meet people you would never be able to meet otherwise. But like all travel, it can be daunting to undertake. It is a harder choice to go … Continue reading The Easiest Way to Travel : five tips to help you read more.