Towards a personal theory of writing about books and movies.
Robin Olds was of another time. As a warrior, as a pilot, and even as a man. One gets the sense that he was born
Can a loss be so deep a person cannot climb out of its hole? Can a heart be so broken as to never heal completely? Turning these questions over in one’s mind is not a pleasant preoccupation and in leading viewers to do so, Manchester by the Sea is a brutal film.
“It became necessary to destroy the town to save it.” This reference encapsulates the impossibility of winning a counterinsurgency war. It’s a lesson all Americans
Nobody freak out, though. It’s fine. I’ll probably, and I don’t mean to be morbid, but just, you know, statistically speaking, based on my, shall
“Individuals do not always perceive hypomania as pathological, and as such do not spontaneously report it to clinicians (Lee, et al.).” In other words, it’s