Monthly Archives: June 2018

A way out?

A: Frantz Fanon is wonderful. I’m simply repudiating Jean-Paul Sartre, who misunderstood Fanon completely. B: Yeah, but what if Sartre was not illiterate—where would your sympathies lie? Advertisements

Hospitality, now and then.

Ancients extended hospitality to strangers, who might well turn out to be gods in disguise. Contemporaries treat strangers hospitably—just in case they turn out to be ordinary people.

Where does the time go?

The same place it comes from.

Are there unmixed metaphors?

Your complaint about mixed metaphors really amounts to your preference of “purity.”

In and out, out and in.

Fashion is ridiculously sexualized like that.

I don’t judge harshly.

In return, I only ask for a good measure of forgiveness.

By all means, rehearse lines!

You never know when you’ll need to cut a philistine down.