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Bass Fishing in America: The Search for Meaning in a Beer Bottle

Bass Ale cameos in works by Manet, Picasso, Joyce and Dylan Thomas, so how does this help the search for meaning in the universe?

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Masked Man

My word-of-the-day: “enantiodromia.” It’s likely you will never use this word enantiodromia in conversation unless your speaking with Carl Jung who coined it. And he’s dead. I for one, haven’t even attempted to pronounce it out loud but I will share Wikipedia’s definition of it: Enantiodromia (Greek: enantios, opposite + dromos, running course) is a […]

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How to Write a Screenplay that Gives the Finger to Mythic Structure

Long before Harry Potter stroked his wand and yielded yet another sequel to his magically inflating franchise; eons before Frodo became the ring-bearer to his own tripartite wedding of myth and special effects; and far, far away from the uneasy alliance between a Sarah Lawrence College mythology professor and the advent of the blockbuster—there was […]