Warning: This Post Will Make You Think About Death

I’ll be doing this one David Shields style, with selected quotes. (Shields, by the way, is the author of The Thing About Life Is That One Day You’ll Be Dead) Franz Kafka: The meaning of life is that it stops.   From Exorcist III: Legion: Kinderman: The whole world isa homicide victim, Father.Would a God who is… Continue reading Warning: This Post Will Make You Think About Death

Are You Pondering What I’m Pondering?

–I’m afraid none of my habits conform to those of the famous writers in this article in the Atlantic. My habits bear a closer resemblance to those of Franz Kafka, a man who, as Zadie Smith put it, wasted a lot of time. (Me too.) Begley is particularly astute on the bizarre organization of Kafka’s writing… Continue reading Are You Pondering What I’m Pondering?