Monthly Archives: August 2015

There But for God Go I

I promise to get back to reviews eventually, but this topic is something that has bothered me for a long time. It particularly bothers me when I read the comments (yes, my first mistake) on news articles. You know the … Continue reading

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In Defense of “Spoiled” Brats

One of the remaining acceptable targets of derision – in fiction as well as reality –  is the so-called “spoiled” person. The phrase is often used in one of three ways: 1. on its own (i.e. The child has been … Continue reading

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Shakespeare’s “Othello” – Beware the Evil One

Whatever William Shakespeare intended to be the point of Othello, to modern audiences, it is a cautionary tale wrapped up in a trainwreck. On the one hand, one can watch both the situation and the title character tragically spiral out … Continue reading

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