On stopped clocks (Stopped Clocks series #1)

Is that clock right? (Note: I wrote this before the events at the US Capitol on January 06. After some time to gain more clarity on what happened there, I will probably consider those events in a similar vein to the essay below.) They say that stopped clocks are right twice a day, but we … Continue reading On stopped clocks (Stopped Clocks series #1)

Masturbatory Fictions, Masturbatory Reading

Précis: some thoughts on masturbatory v. sexual reading; the problem of genre fiction being taken “seriously;” an elaboration on Byung-chul Han’s Saving Beauty in a literary context.  Insomnia is not uncommon for me these days, and its silver lining is that I often come up with interesting thoughts and questions while tossing and turning. A … Continue reading Masturbatory Fictions, Masturbatory Reading