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Ten Things I Love About “The Great Gatsby”

(Note: a while ago a lit review site I do stuff for occasionally needed something quick to run in an emergency and they asked me to do the following post. Then, the emergency resolved before it ran and they didn’t … Continue reading

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Summer Reading List Strikes Blow Against Literacy

No, you didn’t read that title incorrectly. Apparently, a Long Island school district is catching crap right now because their summer reading list contained a great number of errors. I’m a bad person for typos myself, but I do have … Continue reading

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Lovecraft Story Titles That Just Didn’t Work Out

Joseph Michael Owens frequently imagines title versions of important novels that would not have been quite as successful. For example, Limited Teasing or The Adequate Gatsby. I thought we’d do the same thing with H.P. Lovecraft stories. As such, here … Continue reading

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My Fitzgerald-Based Plan To Discourage Small Talk

I am not a big fan of small talk.  In fact, I despise small talk- particularly with people that I do not know.  I realize this is a bit misanthropic.  Further, I realize that small talk performs an important socialization … Continue reading

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