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Slouchers: The 90s Movie Parody Novel We Need at the End of 2020

Late to "The Memory Police"

Why The Undoing's Ending Didn't Resonate (or maybe it did?)

Galapagos vs. Seveneves

The Evolution of a Joke Over 70 Years

A Course on Kafka's "The Trial"

Vonnegut Invented Google

Molly Ivins on Donald Trump

Sensitivity is Censorship

A (re)Brief History of Time

Why Do America's Most Vile Companies Associate Themselves With Tolkien?


Stunning Nature Writing by Edgar Allen Poe

Then... This Happened

A Strange and Delightful Speculative Novella

A Kid Posts About Kubrick

"The Beautiful and the Good"

When Free Speech Fell Out of Fashion

Huge Anniversary for Theatre, Film and Literature

The Search for William Troy

Quantity not quality of Content

Oh, Comic Books


A Return to Science Fiction

Quarantine Theatre

Everybody Missed the Point of "Apropos of Nothing"

Brian Greene’s Thermodynamic Miracles

Publisher with History of Defying Censorship picks up Woody Allen's Memoir

Brett Easton Ellis' White is a Necessary Manifesto

Red Shirts is Free From Tor

U.S. Think Pieces, 1-3 Months from now

Plague Time Reading

The Ongoing Censorship of Woody Allen

New Rules for Cultural Criticism

Readers Are the Resistance

Remembering "The Banquet Years"

Read Fleishman -- It's as Good as They Say

The Persistence of Hardcover Books

Apropos of Nothing

Epic Theatre in Pre-Literate Societies

I'd Spent My Last Zorkmid...

Marquez, Kafka and Original Sin

Hey Siri, Did Poe Kill Himself?

Graffiti Art > Political Ads

I Have Stolen Your Image

The HR-ification of Daily Life

Cockroaches and Epiphanies

The Ending of Candide

The Devil Is In The Writing

Voltaire on Writing

Literary Representations

My City Gone By, I Miss It So

Amazon Listens

George Steiner, An Appreciation

Happy Birthday, Gertrude Stein

A Trim and Taut Frankenstein at CSC

Is Freedom of Speech Still Our Highest Value?

Where Is All The Salinger?

Je Suis Charlie, Redux

Happy Birthday, Anton Chekhov!

Brief Note on Saunders and Masters

Looking Through the Glass, a play