Page Turner
Digesting The Raw Shark Texts

Words, these fundaments of culture and personal expression, these phonic constructions, which are so closely linked to human emotion and identity, have a profound destructive capacity.

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Attention. Deficit. Disorder.

Brad Listi's new novel realistically shows how Gen Xers perceive the world: it's full of random information that doesn't add up to an understanding of what life is all about.

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14 May 2007 // 10:00 PM

A Moral Pornographer?

Can pornographic literature impart a lesson in morality? Author Tamara Faith Berger believes it can.

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16 Apr 2007 // 10:00 PM

Read Rage

Moving others to constructive action, whether by persuasive or expository means, as Gutkind has done with Rage and Reconciliation, is the hallmark of socially-engaged literature.

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Palahniuk’s Fight Club Punch: We Never See It Coming

With Fight Club, whether he intended to or not, Palahniuk has shown us that fascism can be created right before our eyes, almost invisibly, and we won’t even see it happening.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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