Category: Popular Culture

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Tweeting Behind the Curtain

This past Tuesday was our department’s 5th Annual Day Lecture. Events like this tend to call for heavy Twitter usage among the self-declared cool kids. Using #Day2018, a bunch of us started sharing our thoughts on the lecture and having our own discussion behind our screens while Prof. Siegler explored a handful of Coen Brothers films through the lenses of myth, meaning, and morality. Continue reading

Life, Death, Meaning, Reading

baby readingSpeaking of reading and how much of it I’ve been doing lately. The books I’ve read so far this year keep lining up in one way or another. For some, it’s glaringly obvious. The first three books I read were set between 1840 and 1870 and all had to do with a lot of people dying. Others, it was a brief mention here or there of a location that featured in another. Continue reading

I’m Back!

I'm back babyAfter a two month hiatus, I’m back! I didn’t die. I didn’t go anywhere. (Okay, I did for Christmas to see family. But that’s not the point here.) I’ve been here. All along trying to figure out what to do now that my month of blogging is over and there’s little motivation to keep it up. Continue reading