Monthly Archives: April 2012

Saturday: How the Other Half Lives (p. 1-11)

The good doctor Henry Perowne, our hero, wakes up unseasonably early, walks over to the window, and takes in his surroundings. That particular façade is a reconstruction, a pastiche—wartime Fitzrovia took some hits from the Luftwaffe—and right behind is the … Continue reading

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Why “Saturday” Sucks: A Deconstruction

Why does this exist? Because Saturday is, objectively, a pile of crap, a heaping mound of neoliberal white supremacist propaganda penned by a neoliberal white supremacist author. You mean that nice British chap responsible for Atonement? The one who won … Continue reading

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In Which a Schedule is Developed

…and hopefully followed. I have a considerable (for me) archive of posts documenting my visits to Australia and Japan, and I’m also two-thirds through a deconstruction of Ian McEwan’s Saturday. So I was thinking of doing the travel stuff on … Continue reading

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Where I’m Moving

The multiverse of possibilities re: grad school resolved themselves to one concrete certainty faster than I thought. In five weeks I will have exchanged the backwoods of Pennsyltucky for the backwoods of East Central Indiana.

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30-Day Travel Challenge, Pt. 10

Day 28: The right gear can make or break your trip. What is your favorite/must-have gear item? Apart from aforesaid iPod and camera, I cannot go anywhere without my passport. What can I say; I don’t have any other photo … Continue reading

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30-Day Travel Challenge, Pt. 9

Day 25: Family shapes who we are, but sometimes the family we create plays a bigger role in our lives than the one we were born into. Tell a story about how either of your “families” have impacted your life … Continue reading

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30-Day Travel Challenge, Pt. 8

Day 22: The word travel comes from a French word meaning “work” and sometimes, getting there is work. Between crowded buses, long airline delays, overnight trains and crazy rickshaw rides, transportation can be stressful, but it can also be a … Continue reading

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