Month: March 2006

Humbert Humbert: The Great Liar

Lolita is a narrative delivered in such a way that it not only allows for, but essentially demands speculation about its reliability. Nabokov, in keeping with his style, constructs a narrator whose accounts of events are given an obvious slant. For the reader, it becomes clear that we can generally rely on the factual details […]

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Right On

Right on, er…I guess off. The grid, that is. Maybe when I’m rich I can do that too. Here‘s my letter to the editor. I thought when they didn’t print it the day after I sent it that perhaps it wouldn’t be printed. I was going to be pissed.

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Another Letter to the Editor

I’m realizing that I really don’t like this John Ostrowski fellow. Maybe he reminds me of myself when I was younger and more of an idealist. Nevertheless, I responded to his column. Also, I applied again for a job at Publication Services. Let’s hope I scored better on the tests this time through. It’s been […]

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A Video

Thanks, Todd. (note: link is to a movie—NSFW)

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Amazing

Amazing. ’nuff said.

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Forget It

I forgot a lot of the things that I wanted to include in the last post. but it’s a good thing, because thanks to my friend Marc, I’ve had a chance to research the program I mentioned in the last post, and I’ve been thoroughly dissuaded. Worst case scenario: if I don’t get into Antioch, […]

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How about An Online Degree?

I got my rejection letter from the U of I today. So the final hope, of course: Antioch University LA, the low-residency program. I was bouncing around the ‘net considering what life might be like if they say ‘no’ too, and I saw an ad for Phoenix Online. I went ahead and checked it out, […]

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An Essay for The Nation

When asked what is of most concern to my generation, I am inclined to respond that we seem to be most concerned with fashion and entertainment, though I know that distorts the meaning of the language in the question. A vast majority of people under thirty, however, seem to be more interested in issues of […]

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Further Rejection

I got a letter from ISU today. it was a small envelope, so I didn’t even really need to look inside to know what it said. this means that I will not be leaving CU for school in the fall. I will either enroll at the U of I (they haven’t responded…it might be a […]

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A Road Rage Tornado

funny…it’s one of the things that I’m preparing to let go. I’m working to imagine myself as a person who doesn’t lose his cool, doesn’t let little annoyances make him act in ways he’d rather not act. I slept three or four hours the night before last, getting up early in the morning to drive […]

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