Victor Hugo’s Sublime Description of Characters in Les Miserables Is Detailed, With Poetic Sense in a Romantic Attenuation that Feels As Epic in Insight as the Scope of the Whole

I am currently being blown away by Victor Hugo's 'Les Miserable's. I previously loved Notre Dame de Paris by him and identified with his character through his subject matter and as an author. I need to spend time right now with saner, more grounded minds apart from the world of noise and perpetual panic.The character … Continue reading Victor Hugo’s Sublime Description of Characters in Les Miserables Is Detailed, With Poetic Sense in a Romantic Attenuation that Feels As Epic in Insight as the Scope of the Whole

A Hologram for the King (2016) – A Dave Eggers Novel to Film Adaptation that is Watchable but Makes One Mostly Curious About How Much Was Lost in Translation

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UW4OE1egbHs Tom Hanks stars in this adaptation of one of my favorite contemporary / intelligently countercultural writers work - Dave Eggers - based on the novel of the same name 'A Hologram for the King' (which I haven't read). Hanks stars in another adaptation of Eggers' as well, 'The Circle' (2017) based on the novel … Continue reading A Hologram for the King (2016) – A Dave Eggers Novel to Film Adaptation that is Watchable but Makes One Mostly Curious About How Much Was Lost in Translation

If you read only one book about sexy car crashes this year, make it J G Ballard’s “CRASH”

I'm currently attempting a quick read of J.G. Ballard's 'CRASH'. But I am taking a break half way through just now. It is NOT an easy read. It's a highly stylized story "about symphorophilia; specifically car-crash sexual fetishism: its protagonists become sexually aroused by staging and participating in real car-crashes."Check out some of this from … Continue reading If you read only one book about sexy car crashes this year, make it J G Ballard’s “CRASH”

Beating Toward a Metaphysic Less Unsound – #Proust / #Baudrillard / #Heidegger / #AutonomousZones #Cyberpunk #HumanistFuturisms

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