Notes from a Madhouse: A Story

With Respect to Nikolai Gogol 1835­­­­ Why am I here? What offence, what crime, what ungodly act have I committed to deserve such a fate as this? To be surrounded by madmen! 1835 Dear reader, whoever you may be, let me enlighten upon you my current situation. My name is Francis, and it is my … Continue reading Notes from a Madhouse: A Story

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Two Poems, Two Translations: “Jarry Meander”, “Tasty Recollections” , Untitled, “something uneasy (etwas ungutes)”

Jarry Meander Geometry : this is the science   The spiral is made by the blank space surrounding So too with any shapely absence I do not write, only the page surrounds   Linguistics : this is the science   between these lines every other word exists gutterwords alleyspeak the thieve’s can’t talk of what’s … Continue reading Two Poems, Two Translations: “Jarry Meander”, “Tasty Recollections” , Untitled, “something uneasy (etwas ungutes)”

Personal Blueprint: Mapping Adaptation in the Digital Age

Inspired by Blueprint for Counter Education by Maurice R. Stein and Larry S. Miller, I have created my own Bibliography à la Blueprint as a preparation for my upcoming thesis in Media Studies. So as to not waste a design and paper I'm proud of (and to fill up this recently empty blog) I am sharing my poster and … Continue reading Personal Blueprint: Mapping Adaptation in the Digital Age

Living in a Satire: The Limitations of Political Humor against Hate

The day after the disastrous Trump Press Conference, where the President of the United States stated in response to a question regarding the Charlottesville protests and attacks executed by whites supremacists: "So this week, it is Robert E. Lee. I noticed that Stonewall Jackson is coming down. I wonder, is it George Washington next week? … Continue reading Living in a Satire: The Limitations of Political Humor against Hate