Review: Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis

Listened to this as an audiobook narrated by the author, J.D. Vance and boy do I have a lot of thoughts about this. First, I'll comment on the actual memoir portion, which he states a kind of disclaimer in the introduction, since he is self-aware that he is only in his 30s and how unusual … Continue reading Review: Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis

Review: The Conspiracy Against the Human Race

The Conspiracy Against the Human Race: A Contrivance of Horror by Thomas Ligotti is by no means an intro text into the wild world of nihilism and subversive thinking. (Note: I use the term subversive liberally here.) Both a literary criticism and an exploration of nihilism as a perspective, Ligotti is a preeminent figure in this sphere of … Continue reading Review: The Conspiracy Against the Human Race