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Melancholia: Depression and the End of the World

I first heard about the film Melancholia (2011) during a radio interview on NPR. It mentioned the artistically beautiful opening of the film and how it was filled with metaphor. That fact and how there was a planet called Melancholia set to crash into Earth was about all that I […]


To Say Nothing of the Dog: How We Found the Bishop’s Bird Stump at Last

To Say Nothing of the Dog┬áby Connie Willis has been one of my favorite books recently. I was first recommended the book in the late 90s and never really got around to reading it. About two years ago, I found it and started reading it. I’m glad that I waited […]