In the story “A Village After Dark” by Kazuo Ishiguro a man comes back to the village where he used to live but nothing is the same.
Harold Brodkey New Yorker Digital Subscription
I can not read “Dying An Update” on the New Yorker Digital Subscription by Harold Brodkey.
Delmore Schwartz and Jean Stafford
“Children are never bored on Sundays” by Jean Stafford is a fictional story about a woman who goes to the Metropolitan Art Museum in Manhattan. I take a deeper look into the character Eisenberg who was based on poet Delmore Schwartz.
I look at a dipiction of Yog-Sothoth from the book The Gods of HP Lovecraft by Aaron J. French.
The Great Pyramid Monument
A book review of Solution 9: The Great Pyramid Book
What Is It All But Luminous: Notes from an Underground Man by Art Garfunkel
Book Review: Art Garfunkel Biography is more like a magazine article that will be recycled eventually and forgotten. This book is not a keeper.
Five Years: Briefwechsel Book of Letters
Book Analysis annotations and translations
Junky and Queer Characters and Joan
The books Junky and Queer by William S. Burroughs have a lot of interesting characters. Someone should create character list to keep track of them.
Against Nature Book Review
Against Nature is a book about a man's desire for total isolation. Of course, it did not work out. No man is an island. Read my review after you have read the book first, as it contains spoilers.
Lunar Park Book Review
I thought at first I Lunar Park was better then Less Than Zero (Bret Easton Ellis's first novel), but when it morphed into a horror novel it became unenjoyable.
The New Yorker and The Paris Review Ideas for increasing readership of literary magazines.
The Runaways and Cherie Currie Book Review
My impressions after reading and listening to the “Neon Angel Book”. I found the book to have a serious creditability issue. I never knew who the Runaways were at the time in which they were famous.
Lost in the Valley of Death: Book Review
Book Review Harley Rustad’s , “Lost in the Valley of Death.” Justin Alexander Shetler disappeared in India in 2016 while on a spiritual quest.
I love the feeling of drinking coffee or tea but ultimately there is a price to pay.
Oblivion Book Review
I found an essay by author Andrew Altschul on the story “The Suffering Channel” from the Book Oblivion by David Foster Wallace and it inspired me to take the essay a little bit farther with extrapolation.
Today I got banned from Audible Returns for 6 months in spite of being promised unlimited reviews book younger then one year. Audible invented this return policy and now they blame me for using it. How much time does one have to read and listen to books anyway in the modern age?
Warhol by Blake Gopnik
My thoughts on the Andy Warhol Biography by Blake Gopnik titled "Warhol".
Shannen Doherty Badass Book Review
Shannen Doherty Book Badass is a Self Help Book published in 2010 and this is my review of it. Doherty played the iconic role of Brenda Walsh in Beverly Hills, 90210.
Living In The Past
I've Seen the Future and I'm Not Going: The Art Scene and Downtown New York in the 1980s Book Review
Idol Truth Book Review
Idol Truth is the story Leif Garrett's life and this is a book review.
An altered version of the poem by A. A. Milne, and a short story about Woodleaf.
Remain In Love Book Review
Book Review of Remain in Love: Talking Heads, Tom Tom Club by Chris Frantz who was the drummer in both bands. He is married to Tina Weymouth who was the bass player for the band.
He Who Dies Last Wins
Book Review Michael Kinsey on Competitive Longevity and Parkinson's Disease
Angela King was married to Eric Burdon in 1967, she left him for Jimi Hendrix in 1968. 20 years later she was murdered. But who was she really?
Book Review of Charles Bukowski’s Hollywood
Blind Owl Book Review
Blind Owl died from an overdose on September 3, 1970. He is a member of the 27 Club.
As Needed For Pain Book Review
Who was the Rockstar in As Needed For Pain by Dan Peres? As Needed For Pain is a good book to read if you want to know more about addiction.
Joelle Van Dyne based on Savannah
Was Infinite Jest Character Joelle based in part on Savannah?
The Shadow Over Innsmouth
The Shadow Over Innsmouth by HP Lovecraft and The Blue Fugates
The Blue Fugates of Kentucky may have been an inspiration for Lovecraft.
Adam Henderson McNally Mystery
Reader Adam Henderson of McNally’s Mysteries Book Series is hard to find. I listened to him read audio books in the 90s.
Poems about Cracky the Parrot who was Woodleaf's Pet before he was sent to Cambodia
True Hallucinations by Terence McKenna
Book Review with Spoilers
Plants That Poison Book Review
Plants That Poison : An Illustrated Guide to Plants Poisonous to Man by Ervin M. Schmutz Book Review of a 70s botany book. A time capsule look inside.
First Impression Best Impression
When writing is unnecessarily over complicated it reduces the likelihood of being understood.
Aliens Witness A Funeral
A Poem called “Aliens Witness A Funeral or Listen to the Aliens Laughing”
Mary Queen of Scots a Real Life Soap Opera
We stop to consider the tragic life of Mary Queen of Scots and how it relates to 70s Music.
Nietzsche for Beginners Book Review
Nietzsche for Beginners is a graphic novel with ugly drawings published on cheap paper. I did not like it, and here is my negative review.
To Cry You a Song
Jethro Tull broke up in 2012, but no one noticed
This Woman Hates David Foster Wallace
Two online articles about David Foster Wallace are considered
Ketamine Early Pioneers
In the 70s two Pioneers in Ketamine were Marcia Moore and John Lilly.
A Confederacy of Dunces
A Confederacy of Dunces was rejected by Robert Gottlieb and caused the author to commit suicide.
Beastie Boys Book Review
Beastie Boys Book A Review
Lost Book Found
Reviews of the films Lost Book Found and Wax
Woody Allen Movies and Existential Despair
Looking at Woody Allen's Best Movies and the works of Edward Lear with some minor movie spoilers
Concerning the Bodyguard
Concerning the Bodyguard by Donald Bartheleme is a short story told only as a series of questions. A short review with no spoilers.
The Age of the Pussyfoot
The Age of the Pussyfoot Book Review Dystopian Science Fiction by Frederik Pohl
Ulysses and Infinite Jest
In this post we ask the question can Ulysses by James Joyce be compared to David Foster Wallace's book Infinite Jest?
Woody Allen vs Mia Farrow
Woody Allen vs Mia Farrow parallels the book Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace
Notes of a Crocodile
Notes of a Crocodile Book Review with spoilers I discuss writers who committed suicide.
David Foster Wallace Serial Killer
David Foster Wallace wrote a story about a serial killer. We consider the story in brief.
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