Review: Capitalist Realism

It is easier to imagine an end to the world than an end to capitalism. I couldn't stay away from a book titled, CAPITALIST REALISM: IS THERE NO ALTERNATIVE? Give whoever came up with that title a medal, maybe that was even author Mark Fisher himself. Regardless, this is a brief, but piercing examination of post-modern thinking surrounding our economic and … Continue reading Review: Capitalist Realism

Review: Dear Ijeawele; or, A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions

I've been waiting to read Ms. Adichie for a long time and I was not disappointed with getting a taste here. It should also not be a secret that I'm a father to a strong-willed daughter, so I'm always looking for insights. Thanks to both maturity and my wife's tireless work to open my eyes, … Continue reading Review: Dear Ijeawele; or, A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions

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