The world is not a bad place. It is not a perfect place, either, but Utopia is a fool's dream and justifying evil in its absence is, itself, an act of evil.
My fist viewing of the movie Fight Club was in high school in the basement of my best friend’s family home. By this point, the movie had already gained a hefty deal of notoriety and reverence from the teenage/college boy set. It was, after all, a movie about skinny guys beating the bejeezus out of … Continue reading Fight Club and the Age of Extremism
In honor of the publication of Ground Zero, Colin Nolquist phoned his mother for the first time in eight months and had a conversation with her for all of six minutes. The topic of his novel never came up. In the book, Nolquist unravels a sprawling seventeen second moment experienced by roughly 3,000 people in … Continue reading Ground Zero