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.
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.
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.
'The Mathematician's Shiva' Is Classically Middlebrow | 21 Oct 2014 // 9:05 PM
There are secret plots, geopolitical rumblings, high-math technical language, and a parrot of interest, but as often as not these things wanly colorize an otherwise monochromatic narrative.