Petfinder Pets’ Personalities if They Were Named After P.G. Wodehouse Characters

Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse is an acclaimed author and humorist of the 20th century and one of the finest namers who have ever existed. People, places, pets. You name it and he could name it. If he were alive today, I would adopt many pets so he could name them for me. But he is dead so … Continue reading Petfinder Pets’ Personalities if They Were Named After P.G. Wodehouse Characters

Seven Pictures of Judith Butler Ranked By How Inadequate They Make Me Feel

Judith Butler may be best-known for her post-structuralist theories of gender and her ongoing beef with the Vatican, but that's not why we're here today. Today, like so many days, is about unpacking my feelings of intellectual inadequacy through various proxies. So let's dive right in. 7.) Almost no inadequacy triggered here. Judith looks open and approachable, as … Continue reading Seven Pictures of Judith Butler Ranked By How Inadequate They Make Me Feel

Excerpts From Leaves Of Grass Which Prove That I’m Being Chased By Walt Whitman

The collection of poems known as Leaves of Grass were published in various editions between the years 1855 and 1892. Despite the fact that this was all more than a century prior to my own birth I feel reading them as though the man himself has dogged me through life. Many of his poems, if … Continue reading Excerpts From Leaves Of Grass Which Prove That I’m Being Chased By Walt Whitman

Women in Mary Cassatt Paintings As Straight Girls You’ve Had Crushes On

She was so beautiful, and so unattainable, and the more unattainable she seemed, the more beautiful she grew. One time you bumped into her outside the biology classroom, and she apologized to you. She called you the wrong name but that was all right. It was better if she didn't know anything about you. For … Continue reading Women in Mary Cassatt Paintings As Straight Girls You’ve Had Crushes On

Dreamworks Madagascar is a Heart of Darkness Adaptation and I’ll Prove It

Admittedly, Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness is pretty depressing. But what if raconteur boat boy Marlow was replaced with an egomaniacal anthropomorphic zoo lion? And what if good old Kurtz had a dance party to I Like to Move It? Great news: Dreamworks answered these questions and more in 2005 with their iconic film Madagascar. Let's go over the basics, shall we? … Continue reading Dreamworks Madagascar is a Heart of Darkness Adaptation and I’ll Prove It

What’s On My iPod with Special Guest Blogger Paris Geller

Greetings to all ladies, gentlemen, and distinguished non-binary guests. My name is Paris Geller, and I'm a sophomore student at Yale University, double majoring in political science and biochemistry. I'm writing this rather frivolous guest post for this pitiful online publication because I'm angling to become the youngest-ever editor-in-chief of the Yale Daily News and, well, … Continue reading What’s On My iPod with Special Guest Blogger Paris Geller

Things Frankenstein’s Monster Says in Frankenstein That I Believe Will Appear on The Mountain Goats’ Upcoming Album ‘Goths’

The Mountain Goats have announced the release of their new album on May 19. It will be called Goths and it will feature songs called ‘Wear Black,’ ‘Abandoned Flesh,’ and ‘Grave Dust.’ Here are some lyrics that I am predicting are on the album, assuming that it consists entirely of quotes from the monster in Mary … Continue reading Things Frankenstein’s Monster Says in Frankenstein That I Believe Will Appear on The Mountain Goats’ Upcoming Album ‘Goths’