Saturday, April 30, 2011

Books I read for this semester's English class, in order of preference

1. Absalom, Absalom! by William Faulkner
2. Trout Fishing in America by Richard Brautigan
3. Turn of the Screw by Henry James
4. The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers
5. Ragtime by E.L. Doctorow
6. Dubliners by James Joyce
7. Paddy Clarke, Ha Ha Ha by Roddy Doyle
8. Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton
9. Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
10. Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

Monday, April 25, 2011

Saturday, April 23, 2011

Possible reasons this post is so late and terribly uninspired

* A paper about Modernist architecture
* A paper about the constrictions of media, specifically in film and novels
* Spring allergies
* Last month of college is busy
* Slipped my mind
* A paper about the music video for "Yonkers" by Tyler the Creator

Friday, April 15, 2011

Movies I'd recommend to my parents

* Lost in Translation
* American Splendor
* Pan's Labyrinth
* The Social Network
* Divorce, Italian Style
* The Prestige
* Miller's Crossing
* True Grit

Saturday, April 9, 2011

Things I would buy if I were rich, in terms of increasing decadence

* Custom tailored suits
* A new luxury car
* A cabin
* An old (pre-90s) luxury car
* A beach house
* A private theater
* A beach house in a country that requires a flight to get to
* A home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright
* An island
* The Miami Dolphins

Monday, April 4, 2011

Great directors who have never won an Academy Award for directing

* Stanley Kubrick
* Alfred Hitchcock
* Federico Fellini
* David Fincher
* Akira Kurosawa
* Paul Thomas Anderson
* David Lynch
* Christopher Nolan
* Sidney Lumet