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Raging Tempest

09.27.19 Posted in Music by

Kate Tempest is the lyrical genius that Eminem aspired to be – he gave up on lyrical content in favor of formalism early on while she’s not doing much with the form but expanding the content of the genre.

Candide or the death of irony

09.11.19 Posted in Books, Italy by

While reading Candide this past week I was struck that Forrest Gump is essentially the same Zelig like tale without a hint of the sardonic and ironic tonic that makes Voltaire’s tale so fun and honest. This is the archetypal European v American comparison that Graham Greene was so fond of but rendered so starkly. […]