Mike Opal

Mike Opal has a B.A. in English from Pomona College, which explains a lot about him. He currently writes from South Carolina. Find and, at will, contact this desultory post-grad on twitter, @mike_opal.

Columns // 1 Articles
Reviews // 8 Articles
//Columns

Robert Christgau Falls From Grace in 'Going into the City' | 8 Apr 2015 // 9:30 PM

We have here the post-apocalyptic wanderer, able to go anywhere because there’s nowhere he belongs.

//Reviews

Conservative Radicalism in Edmund Burke's 'A Philosophical Inquiry into the Sublime and Beautiful' | 18 Aug 2015 // 2:00 AM

A reissued classic of aesthetic theory asks, Can the body be a critic?

The Banality of Destiny | 22 Jun 2015 // 9:05 PM

Fateful Ties is exhaustive and exhaustingly catalogued history of the US' aggressively narcissistic relationship with China.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Ubisoft Understands the Art of the Climb

// Moving Pixels

"Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed and Grow Home epitomize the art of the climb.

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