Monthly Archives: June 2014

Ralph Ellison quotes

All quotes in this entry come from here: Ellison, Ralph. Shadow and Act. New York: Vintage Books, 1995. “We [American blacks] know we’re not the creatures which our enemies in the white South would have us be and we know too that neither color nor our civil predicament explain us adequately. Our strength is that […]

SPT Layzner 1-38 batch (featuring ACR)

Originally posted on /m/subs:
Well, we got there in the end…after 5 years. The ending’s noticeably rushed, but that was beyond the staff’s control, a major sponsor pulled out. If you want to see how the 1999 arc was supposed to go, I recommend the OVAs. For those of you who haven’t heard of…

Quotes from James Baldwin

No quickshot review today, my friends. I’ve gotten to be really, really busy and I haven’t the time even for those sorts of entries. I do have just enough time, however, to share a few good quotes from the book I’m reading this week: James Baldwin’s The Fire Next Time. The proper citation for the […]

Random music post

I don’t have any feelings on ZZ Top in particular, but I do love this one song of theirs:     Think I may do more super-quick music posts in the future.

Quick Thoughts on W.E.B. Du Bois’ The Souls of Black Folk

As promised, brothers and sisters, here’s my quickshot review of William Edward Burghardt Du Bois (Du-Boys)’s 1903 masterpiece, The Souls of Black Folk. All the page numbers you’ll see come from the 1989 Penguin Edition.The bibliographic citation would be this: Du Bois, W.E.B (Introduction by Donald Gibson, Notes by Monica Elbert). The Souls of Black […]

Mite B Cool

http://io9.com/heres-nasas-new-design-for-a-warp-drive-ship-1588948192   Seems like the warp drive idea is taking off :O We truly are living in interesting times…

Quick Thoughts on Edge of Tomorrow (x-posted)

The other day I went out to see Tom Cruise’s latest offering, Edge of Tomorrow. It was based off of a Japanese book called All You Need is Kill by Hiroshi Sakurazaka, which, as I mentioned in my last entry, had power armor. I love power armor! While the book hasn’t been delivered yet, I […]