Tag: Art

  • ARE VIDEO GAMES ART?

    ARE VIDEO GAMES ART?

    The question of whether video games are art has been a contentious one, with different perspectives offered by various thinkers in the field of technology and art. #gamestudies #aesthetics #arttheory

  • Let’s Stock Up on Sharpie and Elmer’s: Confessions of a Broke Grad Student High on Amazon Discounts

    Let’s Stock Up on Sharpie and Elmer’s: Confessions of a Broke Grad Student High on Amazon Discounts

    https://amzn.to/3HmlFOG I am a huge fan of the Elmer’s and Sharpie brands, and I am thrilled to see that Amazon is offering some great discounts on these products. As an academic and literature historian, I rely on these products to help me research and document my findings in an organized and visually appealing way. And […]

  • FLCL Retrospective: The Hero’s (Horny) Journey

    FLCL, oh gimme that foo-ri coo-ri. The early 2000’s found me sneaking into my mom’s tv room to catch Adult Swim’s broadcast of a bizarre six-episode… what I would call event, about yet another boy caught up in mecha-madness. Now, before I managed to write this off as some offbrand random wannabe EVA, I found […]

  • From Ulysses to Knausgaard: Time to Read That 500+ Page Novel

    They’re long term investments to be sure but among the most enriching choices we’ll ever make. From my years-long commitment to Knausgaard’s monumental sextet “My Struggle” to the 2013 saga Americanah by author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Or how about regaining time with Proust? Or risking a go with Infinite Jest? Why not stir up belly-churning […]

  • Violin: A Love Poem to the Spanish City of Oranges

    Violin: A Love Poem to the Spanish City of Oranges

    Bohemian nights in Valencia where the gypsies shred violins into the coming dark “Rhythmic swells reverberate trough my lungs. The back streets of Valencia. Back street Europe. Romani enclaves and gypsy parts of town. We’ll sit here in the Plaça de la Virgen with our stiff sangria, smartly bashful in red-faced delerium. For it is Spring and the blossoms have begun to sing.  A nod to blanco nerium” A poem to the City of Oranges. An Open Love Letter to the City of Valencia, Spain.

  • Invocation (Poem): Will you embark upon our honeyed rendezvous?

    Invocation (Poem): Will you embark upon our honeyed rendezvous?

    Will you embark upon our honeyed rendezvous?

    Will you drink this strange brew? 

    Inhale the perfumery of day glow grain?

    Heed the invitation East?