Julian is a story about a man, and just that is the greatest triumph of Vidals work. Be it a film or book about a significant historical figure, the figure is usually treated like a Ubermensch or Saint, ignoring the most interesting part, the contradictions and complexities of their person. Bad authors can’t help but […]
It’s a cruel and random world, but the chaos is all so beautiful.
In her seminal books the Writing life, Annie Dillard lays out numerous advices for novice writers. Below I have summarized a few which I consider the most significant 1. Even the foundation walls must fall 2. Reading your own words too often can cause the illusion of quality 3. The amount of work doesn’t matter, […]
Intro Rick and Morty is one of my favorite shows, which I discovered thanks to a wonderful friend of mine. It’s is rich in wisecracks as well as inspiring content for Wisecrack. Among the many interesting characters one of my favorite is Mr Meeseeks, a blue creature that springs into existence with one push of […]
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
This song has got a tune as catchy as its lyrics are a distraught reminder how widespread hate on superficial prejudice is still is. Over 50 years has passed since Dylan wrote this song and while watching the news or reading articles online one can’t shake the sad conclusion that much hasn’t change. At times […]
Woe to those who lead idle lives. More often than not we are skeptical of everything aimed at children. It producing any worth apart from making them laugh or capture the attention of their usually chaotic minds seems like a far fetched idea. I’m no better than most people in that respect. At least I […]
On the throne of the world every madness can become fact. Gore Vidal
There’s a seed for a lot of things the future can bring in our daily life, usually left unnoticed by the forces exerting their’s pressure on us all the time. The song is quite bleak and in places brutal with its message and portrayal of what’s it like when one hits the true rock bottom. […]
Nicks v. Buckingham Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham were partners both romantically and musically long before they even joined the band. Legend has it that the band didn’t really want or need Stevie Nicks but Buckingham made the band take her with the ultimatum,, it’s either us both or I walk,,. During the process of […]