Avoid “Her”pes—Fall in Love With Your Laptop

I'm going to admit right off the bat that the title of this post as nothing to do with the content. I just couldn't resist. I'm thrilled by Her, a sci-fi romantic comedy directed by Spike Jones, who was also the co-creator of that ridiculously awful show, Jackass, on MTV, a fact that baffles me. Anyhow, I'll go … Continue reading Avoid “Her”pes—Fall in Love With Your Laptop

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The Philosophical Novel

I've been trying to think of all the truly philosophical novels I've read, and I must admit, I'm coming up short. Very short. Dostoyevsky's Crime and Punishment is always the first to come to my mind. I consider this truly a philosophical novel as the concepts are illustrated by the story, inextricably integrated: "Why does my action … Continue reading The Philosophical Novel