Eat Your Words: Eternal Return

Eat Your Words: Eternal Return

I just finished reading The Electric Kingdom by David Arnold. Billed as “Station Eleven meets The 5th Wave,” this brilliant post-apocalyptic book raises the philosophical concept of “eternal return.” Put quite simply, everything has happened before, and everything will happen again. There are a lot of variations on this theme throughout academic and literary work….

We Go Together…

We Go Together…

Today is National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day. Did you know that was a thing that existed? Neither did I. Yet, here we are! According to National Today, the peanut butter and jelly sandwich was created by Julia Davis Chandler in 1901. Her recipe was printed just 18 years after peanut butter was unveiled to…

What’s Your Favorite Story?

What’s Your Favorite Story?

My pandemic pastime is rewatching entire franchises of content. In 2020, my wife and I rewatched the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe from start to finish. 2021 is devoted to the entire Star Wars empire — not just the films, but all the canonized tv shows as well. So far, we’ve watched the three prequels (meh), the amazing…