There is a lot of dark, chaotic energy contained in the show that we here at The Niche know as Hate Crimes MD. The weight of sadness and repression palpable in each and every sentence is truly unbearable. It seems fitting, then, to take that sadness and repression and attempt to make it even worse … Continue reading Housman MD, or, House MD but House Speaks Only in Lines from AE Housman Poems
David Cronenberg: Digital Exhibition. Around midnight is when I usually get excited about prop-making. Have you ever seen Naked Lunch? Don't watch it right now- it's not a "start it right before bed" sort of movie. Instead, check out some sick mugwumps. Warning: Cronenberg-typical body horror and insects on this page. *** "Oh Who Is That Young … Continue reading What We’re Reading at 1AM
The man himself, Alfred Edward Housman, recorded in his poetry the distinct experience of being A Shropshire Lad. While it is a nebulous category for sure, its identifying features are pretty simple. Lots of them have to do with plants or existential amorous despair. Are you one? Maybe. Ready to find out? Ask yourself the following: Are … Continue reading Are You a Shropshire Lad?
I've seen those English dramas too They're cruel So if there's any other way To spell the word It's fine with me, with me Cruel professor Studying romances How am I supposed to pretend I never want to see you again? You're out on the stone and grass And I'm sleeping on the balcony After … Continue reading Vampire Weekend Lyrics that are Actually About 1890s Gay English Scholars Who Long for Intimate Comradeship