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‘The Tale of The Princess Kaguya’

October 15th, 2014 No comments

‘The Vanquishing of the Witch Baba Yaga’

October 13th, 2014 No comments

‘Awake: The Life of Yogananda’

October 11th, 2014 No comments

‘The Overnighters’

October 9th, 2014 No comments

‘The Missing Scarf’

October 3rd, 2014 No comments

‘the dead and the pre-dead’

September 30th, 2014 No comments

Checkout The Art of the Obituary: An Interview with Margalit Fox from the Paris Review:

Does the work you do change the way you think about death?

This work does skew your worldview a bit. We all watch old movies with an eye toward who’s getting on in age. I watch the Oscars memorial presentation and sit there going, Did him, did her, didn’t do that one. For obit writers, the whole world is necessarily divided into the dead and the pre-dead. That’s all there is.

(Margalit Fox.)

‘Why Freud Still Haunts Us’

September 24th, 2014 No comments

Image from referenced article.

The Chronicle of Higher Education has an article titled “Why Freud Still Haunts Us:”

Sigmund became a Freudian when he created the model of an interpreter who showed how our actions and words indirectly expressed conflicts of desire of which we were unaware. The conflicts among our desires never disappeared; they became the fuel of our histories. Making sense of those conflicts, understanding our desires, he thought, gave us an opportunity to give our stories—our histories—meaning.

‘Hafu’

September 23rd, 2014 No comments

(Hafu.)

‘Stop the Pounding Heart’

September 21st, 2014 No comments

‘Comic Books for the Classroom’

September 20th, 2014 No comments

Image from referenced article.

The Atlantic has an article titled “The New Teachers’ Aides: Superman and Iron Man:”

“It always strikes me as supremely odd that high culture venerates the written word on the one hand, and the fine visual arts on the other,” says Jonathan Hennessey, the author of The United States Constitution: A Graphic Adaptation. “Yet somehow putting the two together is dismissed as juvenilia. Why is that? Why can’t these forms of art go together like music and dance?”

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