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Palimpsest: the Most Beautiful Book I’ve Read in Ages

One of the shittiest things about growing up (and there are a great many shitty things about growing up) is the forfeiture of your magical inheritance. As a child, your passport got you stamped into the Shire, into Fantasia, into … Continue reading

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Satire

Satire is a type of humor that holds up people’s vices or folly to witty mockery. The classic example of satire is Jonathan Swift’s “A Modest Proposal,” that solves problems with cannibalism. It’s pretty simple, and it’s very much in … Continue reading

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