Elusive Dream – By Joe Bakovsky

  Baseball has always been my favorite pastime.I learned the principals of this game when I would visit my grandparents at the innocent age of...

A Bodhisattva-in-Training Contemplates Kathmandu’s Rude Motorcyclists – By Michael G. Smith

  At the end of the row of Tibetan Buddhist monks, the cantor chants a prayer. Clashing Sil Nyan cymbals together, another monk adds an...

Lewis Carroll and Nonsense – By Kenny Chumbley

                       “It sounds uncommon nonsense.” The Mock Turtle      Among the storied authors of children’s...

When Jean-Paul Sartre Cured Existential Angst with a Jazz Record – By Ted...

  A Look Back at Sartre's Nausea   Philosophers can be incisive storytellers—and have been since the earliest days of the discipline. The most memorable passages in...

Andrew Lang, The Master of Fairyland

  By Kenny Chumbley In the late 19th century, fairy tales had fallen out of favor with the general public; some educationalists even attacked them as...

‘Landscape Painted with Tea’ as an Ecological Novel – By Jasmina Mihajlovic

"Suddenly I freeze. I sense, I clearly sense, somebody watching me. Somebody's eyes are fixed upon me. And then I realize that staring out...

Time to Rise – Cli-Fi and the Responsibility of New Visions – By Jim...

  Cli-Fi cuts too close to home. Climate Fiction isn’t exactly speculative fiction or science fiction. It is the right here, right now. Our destructiveness...

H. Rider Haggard: Northern Lights and Valkyries

  By Kenny Chumbley   Before Indiana Jones, there was Allan Quatermain; before The Last Jedi, there was King Solomon’s Mines;and before the 1958 swashbuckler, The Vikings,...

Sparkling Form – By Pavle Radonic

    1. Escaping the sh_tholes for a place in the Sun Adjacent table at KV the other day a couple of Indian lads chatting over lunch,...

The Rise of the Cli-Fi Literary Genre – By Danny Bloom

As the 20th century began to morph into the 21st century in the late 1990s, the global landscape of cultural production started to teem...

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