Monday, March 17, 2008

I think I could be a Literary Critic

Here is a sample of the brilliance I spent all of yesterday sifting through in order to write my English paper for tomorrow:

"Here again, it is the sense of hybridity and recontextualisation that is being foregrounded with respect to the different languages and cultures which acted as influences on his developing consciousness. "





And no, the context of that outrageous sentence did not lend it any glimmer of reason.

(Or should I say, the source-process and surrounding elements which nourished it both as an entity and as an integral part of a wholism could not support its ultimate syntactical destination in order to provide it with the means to express itself unto its flourishing descriptivity.)

I mean, is there any other job for which you get as much respect by spouting nonsense and flagrantly making up words? Because I feel like that would be easy money, and I'm up for it.

Sunday, March 09, 2008

Not exactly sure what to think about this.

And the Band Played Badly

In a way, I think it's great. Music really shouldn't be just a professional's game. But does it sound too much like they're relishing how bad they are instead of trying to improve?

In any case, the column is funny.

Tuesday, March 04, 2008

These people are good at standing still

What Mind Can Do

Fr. Keefe says that this man shows what the unfallen mind could be like...