spoilers for The Last of Sheila
“First of all, I love my mother, so jot that down.” —Paul Atreides, Dune
Previously in this series: “I don’t think that trying to ‘pass’ as Josh Lyman is a legible goal — I’d like to complicate the idea of what it means to t…
this is not real
I submit for general approval the following proposal: Let us have second Halloween. AS it is generally understood among right-thinking people that the …
It’s been a while since I saw a movie trailer that so perfectly adhered to the traditional beats of “movie trailerness,” a genre all its own, where mov…
I think suffering has, on balance, made me a worse person. I mean “worse” both in regards to character, as I find myself more frequently irritable, mor…
Kind stranger! I must thank you for your interest in my welfare this bitter evening. Your speech has been courteous, your manner frank and true, and yo…
Know, however, that in this world three orders are established. These are laboratores, oratores, bellatores. Laboratores are those that labour for our …
The Hotel Dull, Food Indifferent project is a weekly fiction series that, for legal purposes, charts various uncomfortable meals hosted by the nameless…
You need the Moonstruck diet. You are really timid of life, an overgrown boy. You hide these qualities behind a veil of dignity but me, I see everythin…
Previously: The Boxcar Children, parts I, II, III, IV, V, VI, and VII. “I’m certainly not going to help them,” Violet said. “I don’t want to be related…