Entries Tagged as 'Literature'

Monday, July 26th, 2010

Summer Reading

Earlier this year I hit a rough patch of reading crappy (at least to me), uninteresting books. Unsure if I should plow through it to the end or move on to the next book I usually end up procrastinating. This definitely sets me back in my ambitious quest to read every book that was ever [...]

Monday, January 7th, 2008

So the Book Club Finally Begins…

I’m starting a book club. This is something that I’ve always wanted to do and now I’m doing it. The formula is simple. Once a month a small group of us will get together to discuss a work of literature or non-fiction. I’ll start off as the moderator and hopefully stimulate discussion and thought. For [...]

Saturday, October 6th, 2007

Into The Wild

Last night I went to see the movie Into The Wild. I thoroughly enjoyed the book by Jon Krakauer when I first read it in college. It actually was assigned reading for an English class and it led to this essay (In a blog post back in March, I claimed it to be my best [...]

Friday, May 25th, 2007

You All Everybody

I watch three television shows; Lost, Entourage and The Sopranos. Of those three, Lost is the only one that I really enjoy and that I look forward to watching each week. I was pumped up for the season finale, and was delighted that the show met my high expectations. I’m not going to try and [...]

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2007

My Ode To Vonnegut

Kurt Vonnegut passed away last week and I’m pretty sure the world will miss him. I know I will. Perhaps this obit from the Economist is a more eloquent and informative description than anything I can write but I will give it a try anyway. Vonnegut’s stories were an ironic mix of satire, dark comedy [...]