Monthly Archives: March 2013

Which Film am I? IV

Subverting the wild west genre, I reposition white Americans as the ones being colonised. In this revisionist light, the whites redeem themselves by uniting with the natives against a common enemy — here’s to warm-&-fuzzy interracial healing! Meanwhile, traditional gender … Continue reading

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Inadvertent Buddhist Teachings II

“…for the world is only a psychological phenomenon” ~ Thomas Hardy, Tess of the d’Urbervilles, Phase the Second, XIII  

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Chatsworth House I

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Photophobic Haemophagy*

“From Dracula to Twilight, stories with vampires in them are always in some way about the middle-class fear and envy of the decadent but mysteriously powerful old rich.” ~ Jenny Turner’s review of Deborah Harkness’ A Discovery of Witches ( … Continue reading

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