Amazing Advice From A Cartoon King

Bill Watterson (of Calvin and Hobbes fame) gave a keynote address in 1990, at the school in which he graduated: Kenyon College. He talks about what it means to really, truly love something you do in life. He said that a “real job” is a job you hate because, well, you do it for reasons other […]

What Is This Feeling?

I feel inspired. It’s Monday but I feel enraged with passion, like my insides are about to burst. I don’t usually feel that way on Monday, or not on most days. Who knows how long this feeling will last, but right now I don’t care. I’m content. This is often triggered by reminiscing. I went […]

Macbeth: The Agony Of Defeat

The Agony of Defeat Macbeth’s “way of life is fall’n into the sear, the yellow leaf / And that which should accompany old age / As honor, love, obedience, troops of friends / He must not look to have” (V. iii. 22-26).  The quotation means that Macbeth has lost all feeling and compassion as a […]