Currently I am watching / reading Shakespeare's play JULIUS CAESAR. It's strange how I came to be doing so just now, as it was a combination of a quote about sleep in a Ted Talk on why we sleep ("Enjoy the honey-heavy dew of slumber") which I wanted to use in connection with a metaphor … Continue reading Tell Me, Good Brutus, Can You See Your Face?
Are you game? See How Homer, Faulkner, and Ibsen can help. CINDY FRENKEL CULTURE 02.25.2021 07:00 AM “THE LANGUAGE I’VE invented is pronounced with the same phonetics as Latin,” explained Justin Harlan, my 21-year-old student. He was doing a presentation on his video game Ordenai, which was so outstanding that it left my boisterous class speechless. This … Continue reading Teaching Classic Lit Helps Game Designers Make Better Stories – From Wired Magazine
I am a regular listener to a lot of old radio drama type shows, with favorites including Sherlock Holmes (Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce), CBS Radio Mystery Theater, and classics like The Whistler, The Creaking Door, and others. Last year around Halloween I listened to a much more recent radio drama style podcast titled 'LIMETOWN' … Continue reading Radio Drama Style Podcasts To Check Out
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=io_nxA67qWo STATIC MADE OLD RADIO The Haunted Typewriter Vlog - Transcript by Cypress Butane This week working on my novel I was doing more backstory work, the origins of my main character, the half-Jewish half-Japanese Adolai Shungyosai, who I was told at my writers group has a too complicated name. He is a reader and in … Continue reading CYBERPUNK PHILOSOPHY, LIT, CULTURE WEEKLY VIDEO DISPATCH – THE HAUNTED TYPEWRITER #8 – 07.13.2020 – “STATIC MADE OLD RADIO”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pO3GpmYvvlA&t=406s EPISODE #3 - MAD ELEGIES /// Discussing the film 'The Night Stalker' (1972) / Tarot Card 6 of Pentacles / Vampire: The Masquerade / RPG Mechanics as Post-Modern Catechisms and Field Guides to Alernative Soteriology / 'Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard' / Cultural Acceleration and Undead Breath Control
Investigating Hermeneutics through the lens of 'Roadside Picnic' and Tarkovsky's 'Stalker'