Originally, since I have much other writing that needs my attention right now, I was going to post a short story that I’d written back in 2015 as part of a final project in a literature course. I’d found it today while searching my cloud storage for something else and thought it would be aContinue reading “This is not the post I meant to post”
Consistency being the hallmark of all popular content creators, I have posted another post. It’s mostly nonsense, but boy did it cheer me up! PLUS ULTRA!
Every semester will be different, yet every semester is the same. With all due respect to the Charlie Foxtrot that is the Spring of Covid-19 I think it’s time to disrupt the myth that a life in graduate school is one of relaxed reading, occasional writing, and laid-back teaching. I don’t know who needs toContinue reading “The Myth of Academic Leisure”
I did not expect this show to have such a visceral effect on me. From the very first episode, I understood that the slow pace of the narrative was in part to instill a sense of dread, I also felt the pull of another force: an undertow of awe. That was the promise at least.Continue reading “Devs, or, How I binged this show to avoid work and ended up fucking my brain”
(A poem I wrote a couple of years ago, recently found in a pile of papers. I appear to be channeling Benny Hill. I could do a lot worse.) I heard the hesitation and the grunt of forced cessation and I realized that I’d caught you in the act. And I smelled the strain andContinue reading “In the stall next door”