Tonight’s Reading Plan: Lawrence and Lebowski

I'm reading Lawrence, Hemingway and Anderson. Tonight, I will read a few chapters in the Sun Also Rises and perhaps a little more of St. Mawr.  I'm also reading The Most Excellent Comedie and Tragical Romance of Two Gentlemen of Lebowski. You're going to want to check that out.  Full disclosure:  I get a small … Continue reading Tonight’s Reading Plan: Lawrence and Lebowski

Electric Juxtapostion: “I Was Trying To Describe You To Someone” and “City of Electric Light” by Richard Brautigan and Chad VanGaalen

I came across Brautigan's story on Flickr. It made me think right away of Chad VanGaalen's beautiful song.  Begging your pardon as I channel my inner teaching assistant: What do you make of this juxtaposition? Different crafts and media, both discovered and shared on the internet, both hewn here in bits of data and binary … Continue reading Electric Juxtapostion: “I Was Trying To Describe You To Someone” and “City of Electric Light” by Richard Brautigan and Chad VanGaalen

Great Gatsby Video Game Lets You Party Like It’s 1929

Every now and then, the highly esteemed Shawn Rosler drops something on my Facebook wall that amazes, confounds, and renders me generally useless with fanboy delight. Maybe it's something about Noel Gallagher or Ken Burns. And maybe, just maybe, it's a link to an old-school-NES-style game based on The Great Gatsby. Earlier today, I Facebook-officially … Continue reading Great Gatsby Video Game Lets You Party Like It’s 1929