A Night in the Museum for the Pursuit of Happyness?

Two films, both about the relation between adulthood and identity more generally, responsibility, careers and the contingencies of life. The Pursuit of Happyness is a sickening movie, possibly the most sickening thing I have ever seen. The dimension of the film about a fellow striving for a better life for himself and his son is […]

King’s Gothic Manifold

I am in awe of Stephen King’s most recent novel “Lisey’s Story”. Most of the press about it has focused on the obvious digs that he makes towards academics. Yeah, so what… I have grown up reading King, not studying him. “It” (the book) was the first ‘adult’ novel I read. It made me want […]