A short and sloppy interpretation of Heart of Darkness

This interpretation of Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad is meant to be read by those who have already completed the book. Also, none of the interpretations presented here are meant to be taken as gospel. I don’t know what Conrad meant to put into this novel. I can only tell you what I got … Continue reading

“Come at the king, you best not miss.”

Episode 8 of The Wire is opened with the quote: “Come at the king, you best not miss.” While this is undoubtedly one of the most memorable quotes from the entire series, it is actually the official title of the episode that gives us the primary theme. The Wire’s episodes are generally titled quite innocuously. … Continue reading

Things change…

and change.

There comes a moment when the moment has passed

Something comes from something, somewhere, it emerges from a unique milieu, finds itself as itself… and so begins its fade back in to oblivion, or at least perpetual irrelevance, no matter how great the glory or even supposedly transcendental the achievement. It is as true of Catholicism as it is of Classic Rock, so on … Continue reading