-Reading Recommendation- Breakfast of Champions -What Is It?- Breakfast of Champions is a 1973 novel written and partially illustrated by Kurt Vonnegut. It is centered mainly in the abject and plain Midwestern town of Midland, and follows the exploits of a variety of characters, with the most notable—or at least stylistically influential and interesting—being Kilgore… Continue reading Breakfast of Champions Reading Recommendation
-Intro- I was scrolling through Twitter recently, and as much as typing that sentence makes me shudder, I have to admit it yielded something interesting. Someone had posted a short clip from the Ryan Reynolds action-comedy film Free Guy, a movie about one of the thousands of background A.I. characters in an open-world video game… Continue reading Ernest Cline and Missed Opportunities
Pride and Pulp: A Comparative Analysis of the Character Construction in Pride and Prejudice and Pulp Fiction
-Introduction- 1813 Meets 1994 Had Jane Austen ever gotten the chance to meet Quentin Tarantino, I have no doubt he would have appeared in one of her stories. Not only because Ms. Austen was well-known for placing people she had met or knew in her own life into the characters—wholly, partially, or otherwise—of her novels,… Continue reading Pride and Pulp: A Comparative Analysis of the Character Construction in Pride and Prejudice and Pulp Fiction
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