Category Archives: Nonfiction

Writings or reviews of literary, analytical, or critical nonfiction.

My 1-minute Conversation with Ryan North

“I’m not a celebrity, I’m just a guy with a website.” Continue reading

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That We May Not Fall Away Into the Childish Love of Her Which Captivates the Many

So I’ve been hearing about Obama’s bemoaning of new media & tech today. It made me think of Plato’s bemoaning of poetry and other imitative arts. Continue reading

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Martin Luther King, Jr. wants you to Let Freedom Ring

The Gregory Brothers wish you a happy Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Good public speakers tend to auto-tune quite nicely, in my opinion. If you haven’t read it already, take about 10 minutes to watch the full video below or … Continue reading

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Tradizio

Whilst researching the Basque language and tradition for my recent “Contemporary European Nationalism and Ethnic Conflict” (or essentially, “genocide, civil war, and terror in Europe recently”) history course, I found a delightful article that detailed a New Year’s tradition I … Continue reading

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Haii

First of all, haikai spirit implied the interaction of diverse languages and subcultures, particularly between the new popular culture and the poetic tradition, and the humor and interest resulting from the sociolinguistic incongruity or difference between the two. The web … Continue reading

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