The Fourth Season of House of Cards (Spoilers Ahead)

As needed, refer to my season three post. Also, N.B. There are spoilers ahead. If you haven’t watched through season four, anything you read below and didn’t want to know is your own fault. Aidan Macallan, hired not only to spy on citizens searches, but also to analyze them, paraphrases to President Frank Underwood something…

A Few Thoughts on the Passing of C.D. Wright

From graduation in 2011. I know it’s grainy- I’m not thrilled either. N.B.: I’m going to stumble through this a bit, but I hope it can be forgiven. Apologies for the inevitable typos and things I shouldn’t be talking about. I met C.D. Wright in May of 2009, after I had been accepted via phone…

Hotline Bling

As I wrote in my review of Courtney Barnett for The Rumpus last summer, I’m not really up on the new music, the hip things the kids are listening to these days. They ought, quite honestly, get off my lawn, if I had a lawn, which I don’t, as I’m part of a dying middle…