Rendevous with R’lyeh: Wonder and Esotericism in Rendevous With Rama

I've had a long relationship with Arthur C. Clarke, even though he writes with an approach to structure and characters that I would find disappointing in another author. Most people are familiar with him as the writer of the book 2001: A Space Odyssey, which is a story that the film version has been more … Continue reading Rendevous with R’lyeh: Wonder and Esotericism in Rendevous With Rama

Christine Emba Isn’t Turning to Literature for Meaning. Thats a Mistake.

Washington Post contributor Christine Emba published an opinion piece yesterday titled "Millennials are turning to Harry Potter for meaning. Thats a mistake." Its a lazy headline for a lazy opinion. In this article she criticizes the podcast Harry Potter and the Sacred Text and its current following at live recording events as being as "willful … Continue reading Christine Emba Isn’t Turning to Literature for Meaning. Thats a Mistake.