Tag Archives: Mary Shelley

The Art of Reading and the Contrasting World

Dear reader, A few months ago, I wrote a blog post about how I wanted to read more. Two days ago, I finished John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars (TFiOS). It was a fantastic read, and ever since then, I’ve found myself wanting to read more and more. I’ve downloaded a ton of books that friends and […]

Everything is a Remix

Dear reader, I watched Kirby Ferguson’s Everything is a Remix series. It was quite fascinating! Everything (or at least a majority of things) is a remix. Take a listen at the Black Eyed Peas’ The Time (Dirty Bit): This song takes its tune from Dirty Dancing’s Time of My Life: Although the original is much better […]

The Big Bang Frankenstein

Dear reader, I was watching The Big Bang Theory (my favorite TV show) when I recognized the poem that Sheldon references (The Hollow Men by T.S. Eliot): “To paraphrase T.S. Eliot, ‘This is the way the world ends. Not with a bang, but with  nephew.’” (The actual verse is “This is the way the world ends / […]