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Will Self’s Dorian

There’s a moment in Andrew McGahan’s Last Drinks where the most chronic of the alcoholics confesses to his shame regarding his wish to be cured of his disease. Initially there’s some confusion about this, it appears momentarily that he’s ashamed … Continue reading

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more fun than lichen

About twenty years ago, sigh, I was kissing this girl in a pool on a hot summer night in the country and the twilight was hovering, and she says to me “you’d be a great guy if you’d lighten up.” … Continue reading

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textual analysis…what’s not to love?

Blood and Sand has so far (we have seen season one and a short prequel series called Gods of the Arena, season two is expected shortly) depicted Spartacus’ journey to the point he leaves Capua at the head of his … Continue reading

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permissive selves?

There is so much we can find to amuse ourselves, joyful and giddy persons that we are, and it occurs to me that much of my own personal Rustichello-esque rage is related to how often I deny myself permission to … Continue reading

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