The Greatest Book Ever Written?

Benjamin Baruch Woody Every year I have the same thought. "Is Umberto Eco's novel Foucault's Pendulum the greatest novel ever written?" I guess I sort of know that this is preposterous. As a former English major I have been conditioned to know that the Canon is set. The greatest works are the usual suspects: War … Continue reading The Greatest Book Ever Written?

Conspiracy Theories (Or, Citation Please)

The Internet is a wonderful place.  I can renew my library books, order a pizza, watch cat videos, and learn that the Earth is hollow, and we are living inside of it.  Wait, what?  Am I being serious? Yes and no.  I am not telling you that the Earth is hollow, but that some people … Continue reading Conspiracy Theories (Or, Citation Please)