Monthly Archives: December 2012

Two Books in Search of a Third a.k.a. The Thoreau Experiment

There are two particularly interesting books I will have read coming into the last stretch of this year. The first was Henry David Thoreau’s Walden, a memoir/treatise/philosophical inquiry on Thoreau’s time spent living a bare-bones simple life by the titular Walden pond, farming as much as he needed to get by and using his vantage […]

The Matrix: Reloaded Retrospective

For the first time in I don’t know how many years, I rewatched The Matrix: Reloaded, and for the first time since then, I’ve come away more or less unsatisfied by my viewing, and I thought I’d ponder why for a bit. Reloaded is essentially the first film, in reverse, but not in the crass, […]

Short Story Writer Filing Sheet

This is something I posted to SomethingAwful just a few minutes ago and it might help others so I’m cross-posting it on my blog too.   *                       *                            * I’m not sure […]