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Genre and Gender: Metal Version

The other day the A.V. Club (in the guise of Jason Heller) posted “Black Sabbath, Dust, and the myth of the ‘metallectual’” in response to an ill-conceived and condescending WSJ article/post. Buried in the comments user ‘username too long’ submitted … Continue reading

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More Kant, less Life

This evening I was reading a book on Kant & Schiller & Aesthetics … well, between episodes of rewatching Matrix Revolutions. Horst Nitschack’s “Kritik der √§sthetischen Wirklichkeitskonstitution” — Critique of the aesthetic constitution of reality — from Verlag Roter Stern, … Continue reading

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Last night to tonight

I hate it when people write “tonite.” I’m known for my own range of silly abbreviations, neologisms and the like, but “tonite” and “lite” are the ones that get me. Last night I re-viewed (I like funky hyphenation but am … Continue reading

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New York: Day 11

Another day, another prime number. When I was a math undergrad prime numbers were among my favorite recreational math interests, perhaps due to all the prime-related work we did under Shahriari … number theory, combinatorics, you name it. The distribution … Continue reading

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and the semester finally ends?

I went in this afternoon to grade and to email, and to acquire the most recent episodes of Bleach … even though I’m still back in the mid-60s (and 126 is the newest subbed one out there).

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I keep well-hydrated.

There was a beetle on the shower curtain this morning, so I flicked the curtain, and the beetle fell into the tub. I turned on the water and then splashed some more to lead it to the drain. I entered … Continue reading

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