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Podcasts and Cast Ons

In the interest of full disclosure, I should probably let you know that I should be doing something else right now. Writing the prospectus for my dissertation comes to mind. It’s amazing how I can have such a clear idea

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Best of Books, the 2013 Edition

So graduate school has had a measurable effect on my reading. The year I started at UCSB, I read 119. The year after I read 99. This year, I’ve read 82. At this rate, I won’t be reading anything at

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Musings on Media

Wintertime has arrived. I’ve already experienced three snowfalls, as befits someone who was actually excited to leave the West Coast and return, if only for a bit, to the nosebitingly cold East Coast. I miss my palm trees, yes, but

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A Short Collection of Updates

In no particular order: My parents rock! Last week, they participated in the Alyn “Wheels of Love” bike ride to raise money for Jerusalem’s Alyn Children’s Hospital. (My dad, I should note, broke his wrist two weeks before the ride

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The all-seeing and un-seeing eye

That title is far more pretentious than a post about installing a webcam and getting new glasses deserves to be. Welcome to academia. I originally signed up to do this digital humanities thing out of some misguided idea that I

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I Went to the Library to Get a Book

And I left with six. This was after I went to the University library the day before to get a book and left with three. What constantly baffles me, though, is not that this happens all the time, but that

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A Link to the Present

A new year, a new set of responsibilities, a new feeling of guilt for ignoring the blog… Though last year’s problems with regular posting have mostly disappeared (Exams are over and I am no longer logging in to my other

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