Archive of all blog posts tagged 'classics'

2019


All The Cool New Folks Are Dead (2019/01/25 05:00)
In re: "I can’t help feeling a bit depressed that so many of the cool new writers are dead."

2014


No Such Thing As Bad Publicity Either, Right? Dept. (2014/10/25 10:00)
Why "any reading is good reading" is not a great defense of reading.

Act Your Age Dept. (2014/04/07 10:00)
The great books of the here and now may be wholly invisible to us except in retrospect.

Revenge of the Geeks Dept. (2014/01/30 03:00)
When SF is written by people who are fans of nothing but SF, it's bad news.

2013


Classics Not Spoken Here Dept. (2013/05/26 02:00)
Creators have to cultivate a sense of history.

2010


Old But Not In The Way Dept. (2010/03/01 11:40)
Over at Vertical, Inc., they're in the process of setting up a bunch of new licensing requests -- some of them in-house items, some gleaned from wishlists provided by fans. I didn't figure they could talk specifics -- like Criterion...

2009


Dog Soldiers Dept. (2009/10/25 04:24)
Anime fans ought to be at least passingly familiar with Hakkenden, the 13-episode adaptation of Bakin Takizawa's feudal-era epic about eight reincarnated warriors embodying different samurai ideals. Readers of this site probably remember the Sonny Chiba live-action version, directed by...


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