I’m not entirely sure what new ideas I could apply to Adam by Kurt Vonnegut, but I do know that the story beautifully expressed certain ideas that I’ve held for a while. My late great-grandmother Johanna had escaped the Holocaust when she was younger, being part of a small number of Jewish refugees who stealthily slipped into Portugal and Spain
In the 1966 Cuban comedy Death of a Bureaucrat, a young member of the Cuban communist party must find a way to legally rebury his uncle after accidentally exhuming him. While the film is excellent, I’d like to focus on the profession of the deceased uncle, who was known for being the most efficient producer of plaster busts in Cuba.
The articles that we read for this class are a sore subject for me as an artist, mostly because the idea of “remixing” has been used to steal my creations often enough that I stopped posting my serious art projects online. Like most artists, I had a couple of social media platforms in order to show off the things that
While watching Anita Sarkeesian’s video, I thought it was interesting that one of the damsel’s traits was the inability to effect the predicament that she was forced into. Damsels in distress are either unwilling to escape, or are incapacitated so that they can’t break out on their own. This obviously puts all of the weight on the protagonist, because the
When video games entered their first epoch, they were usually so expensive to create that the only people who could afford them were businessmen who opened arcades to make the games accessible to the public. At an arcade, a video game only needed to be able to do three things. It needed to suck down as many tokens as possible,
While reading the short story “A Mother” in Dubliners, I started to recognize the actions of Mrs. Kearney and thought about where I may be seeing a similar story in my life. I thought about my own struggles, and couldn’t really think of anything that may have sparked familiarity, so I decided to look at the analyses of other individuals
While it may appear that I has what it takes, I am still a blundering baboon who must figure out this sitebuilder with his monke brain so that he may make effective blog posts.