I Think I Know Where You Live

Marilyn Manson hasn’t stopped producing shock rock music that intellectually stimulates, challenging our views, perceptions and beliefs. His music is still laden with literary depth. He might not be as popular, inspire the same hysteria as he did amongst conservatives and the general public when he first started, nonetheless his music still remains powerful, threaded … Continue reading I Think I Know Where You Live

Sucker Album Review and General Comments on Society

  From Plato, Aristotle, Horace, Longinus to Mazzoni and the present, the idea that art can serve a function is old. That art could inform people’s virtues, morals, spur them to civic duty, heroism, transport them, connect them with God (the transcendental) and even bring them consolation in times of difficulty. This idea is not … Continue reading Sucker Album Review and General Comments on Society

Book Review: Forgotten Faith by E. Rachael Hardcastle

Title: Forgotten Faith - A Romantic Short Story Author: E. Rachael Hardcastle Genre: Romance/General/Contemporary   When we meet Josephine she is distraught, the man of her dreams is marrying another woman. She has never felt so deeply for anyone and she had been holding onto hope that he might come back to her. She doesn't … Continue reading Book Review: Forgotten Faith by E. Rachael Hardcastle

Pyre of Envy XI: Indebted to You

“Don’t you think it’s wrong?” said Rolemn as they walked past the campus’ main library, a long five stories high mammoth guarded by pruned trees and shrubs. They were on their way to the book store. Overcast, the main library looked like a hibernating transformer, resting on a green hill.  Corklin glanced at him. “This … Continue reading Pyre of Envy XI: Indebted to You