Tag: writing

Where have all the real pop stars gone?

What’s going on? Where are all the pop stars? I’m not talking about the ones you think I am. “POP” quiz 1. Who is your favorite contemporary scientist? 2. Who is your favorite contemporary literary writer? 3. Who is your favorite contemporary painter? 4. Who is your favorite contemporary sculptor? 6. Who is your favorite…

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One of my favorite books is Gravity’s Rainbow by Thomas Pynchon. It was a difficult read with lots going on, but the reason I was immediately gripped by it was because of the circumstances Pynchon put the story in. The setting was England, 1942. Pynchon made for wicked metaphors out of science with thermodynamics of…

Plus ça change…

Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chos… The above saying is French for the more things change, the more they stay the same. And as an adage, it is often shortened simply to; plus ça change… Although I suspect you have to don a black turtleneck and take a drag of your cigarette right before you say…