The worrying modern trend people have of caring about spoilers, especially for Game of Thrones, which is poorly-written television anyway, annoys me to no end. Continue reading
In which one drum is beaten against another. Continue reading
What do Alexis Zorba and Haruhi Suzumiya have in common? Continue reading
Again we’re dismissing time and context for our discussion, because I thought of something mildly interesting about Moby Dick. Continue reading
Some weeks ago, in the grip of a fever, I wrote a pointless little article called ‘On Knowing Others’. This is a continuation that aims to retroactively add some substance to that. It’s also a tangentially related quick analysis of Bergman’s 1957 classic The Seventh Seal, for some reason.
I read the very poetic The Buried Giant, by Kazuo Ishiguro, a few months ago, and only recently realised a few interesting things about it. Continue reading
Two books, two authors, a single character: The historical figure of Callisthenes can be played around with in some interesting ways.