In which I give a long explanation which I find riveting.
5-9-08 It is not surprising that when you come across a tidbit someone said or wrote that is in complete agreement with what you already think, that this discovery fills you with a small amount of joy. Over the past few days I have been rereading a series of speeches that Jorge Luis Borges made … Continue reading Epics
I have recently discovered that I am attracted to and yearn for rules and definitions. Whether in social settings, the workplace or areas of study I find that rules and definitions allow everyone to behave, work and learn more effectively. That is the reason for this post (for I admit it does seem a bit … Continue reading Lack of Definition
While visiting the trailers page on Apple’s website today I saw the poster of the film The Father of My Children. On it is a quote from Gavin Smith, editor of Film Comment magazine which reads -- "Deeply Moving. Incredibly tender and heartbreaking without ever getting sentimental." I am, admittedly, a bit picky about some … Continue reading What’s Wrong with Sentiment?