Updated June 7th with additional links, a bibliography, and an expanded contributor list. If you’re interested in the topic of this post, please consider submitting a proposal to the edited anthology Rock and Romanticism. I’m thinking about developing a course about … Continue reading Romanticism and Rock
Updated 29th May at 10:35 a.m. with a discussion of atheism as a methodological assumption and of miracles. Updated May 25th at 9:40 p.m. with another video and a Type 4 atheism: “Christian atheism.” Scroll down to check them out. … Continue reading Steve Martin and the Atheist Hymnal
Most of my posts about higher ed. are directed toward people who are planning to go to college. What about those on the fence? Should you go to college at all? The quick answer is, if you can do it … Continue reading Should you go to college at all?
NOTE: this post was expanded and corrected August 6th, 2014. It’s a kind of note-taking for an essay of mine on Guardians of the Galaxy to be released in a forthcoming anthology dedicated to Marvel’s Cinematic Universe. If you’ve seen the latest, … Continue reading Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix Vol. 1
Since I’m a teacher, and it’s summer, I must be having a great, relaxing time, right? You bet! Here’s what I’m doing on my summer vacation: I am teaching online sections of Literary Theory, Creative Writing: Poetry, and the Comprehensive Exam class. Fortunately, they’re small sections. I completely redesigned the Creative Writing: Poetry class and updated the other two. I am teaching an independent study on Shakespeare online. I had to build this course from scratch. I’m not getting compensated for building the course. I edited my friend Marty Reaves’s latest novel and started a literary agency just to try … Continue reading What I’m Doing on My Summer Vacation