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Monday, March 14, 2011

A Dante for Our Times

Filed under: General — m759 @ 7:59 PM

(Continued from this date two years ago)

"Hell is other people." —Sartre
"With a laugh track." —Cullinane

A sequel to Good Will Hunting and Hereafter

The Emory Board

Saturday, April 3, 2010

Infinite Jest

Filed under: General,Geometry — Tags: — m759 @ 1:05 AM

"Democrats– in conclusion– Democrats in America
were put on earth to do one thing– Drag the
ignorant hillbilly half of this country into the next
century, which in their case is the 19th."

Bill Maher on March 26

Reply to Maher:

"Hell is other people."
— Jean-Paul Sartre

With a laugh track.

Related material:

Dragging Maher into the 18th  century–

From
N. H. Abel on Elliptic Functions:
Problems of Division and Reduction
,
by Henrik Kragh Sørensen —

Related material– Lemniscate to Langlands (2004)
and references to the lemniscate in
Galois Theory, by David A. Cox (Wiley-IEEE, 2004)

Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Tuesday February 26, 2008

Filed under: General — m759 @ 11:00 AM
Sitcom

LA Times obits 2/26/08: Dead sitcom writer, dead guru, dead jesuit

Baer died Friday, Feb. 22.

Some thoughts from
the preceding Friday,
the birthday of actor
Kevin “You’re Next
 McCarthy:

 
Black monolith, 1x4x9

“Many dreams have been
brought to your doorstep.
They just lie there
 and they die there.”

The Return of the Author,
 by Eugen Simion:

On Sartre’s Les Mots

“Writing helps him find his own place within this vast comedy. He does not take to writing seriously yet, but he is eager to write books in order to escape the comedy he has been compelled to take part in.”

Related material:

The obituary of Burghardt
and The Four Last Things.

“Hell is other people.”
Jean-Paul Sartre,   
No Exit

With a laugh track.

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