Monthly Archives: May 2010

So Let Me Get This Right

So, roughly two thousand years ago this guy was born, who some thirty years later was allegedly nailed to a cross, died, and rose from the dead a day and half later. Just to spent another forty days down here before saying, Well screw you guys, I’m going home. Then, ten days later, his buddies… Read more »

First Lines: Lolita

Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita has been called sheer unrestrained pornography, the filthiest book I have ever read, perverse, repulsive, obscene and indecent. It has been banned in France, the United Kingdom, South Africa and Argentina. If you go with what I suspect is the common preconceived notion—i.e., that book about this older guy with his unhealthy… Read more »