Poetic Feet and Mayor Pete

If you're at all like me, at one point or another in your education, you had to learn poetic meter -- all that stuff about iambic pentameter and whatnot. I think I had to memorize all of the different types of "feet" in seventh grade: iambs, troches, dactyls, and so on. At the time I…Read more Poetic Feet and Mayor Pete

Everybody Should Be Reading Philip K. Dick All The Time

When Kellyanne Conway introduced the world to the concept of alternative facts back in January, sales of George Orwell's 1984 skyrocketed. Right about now, though, I imagine everyone who bought a copy of 1984 might be finishing up and looking for something new to read. My suggestion is anything and everything by Philip K. Dick.…Read more Everybody Should Be Reading Philip K. Dick All The Time