Jon Morris
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A product of the unjustly-maligned American public education system, Jon Morris holds a Ph.D. in Translation Studies/Comparative Literature. His interests include existential philosophy, literary theory, post-punk, jazz-noir and electronica. He teaches in upstate NY. Email: [email protected]

Reviews // 22 Articles
Blogs // 3 Articles
//Reviews

Grim Thoughts and Gallows Humor in Eugene Thacker's 'Cosmic Pessimism' | 30 Jul 2015 // 2:00 AM

Chuckle if you want, but these are good times for grim thoughts, and some of the best and freshest writing is coming from Eugene Thacker.

'Teaching Plato in Palestine' Marks a Valiant Effort, but Falls Short of Consolation | 31 May 2015 // 10:04 PM

Carlos Fraenkel champions two causes: the first is a culture of debate; the second is an allegiance to the principle of fallibilism. Unfortunately, both are hard to come by.

//Blogs

Facing It: Living with Disfigurement in Marc Dugain's 'The Officer's Ward' | 18 Jun 2013 // 5:00 AM

Marc Dugain's novella about a soldier wounded in WWI has probably never been more relevant than now.

A Painful Pleasure: Peter Trachtenberg's 'The Book of Calamities' | 14 Jun 2013 // 4:00 AM

Sometimes the value of a book is far more than the price of the book.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Mr. Robot: Episode 6 -- "Br4ve-Trave1er.asf

// Channel Surfing

"When episode six opens to find Elliot in terror and panic, it is soon confirmed that he should be.

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