Skinamarink presents a case of found memory, the scratches and wear of time on one’s recollection disfiguring—yet never wholly obscuring—foundational apprehensions.
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Nicholas Russell's non-fiction work has appeared in the Rumpus, the Believer, and NPR's Desert Companion, among other publications, with short fiction at Emory University's Lullwater Review. Nicholas is part of the Writer's Block, Las Vegas's only independent book store and a literary community hub.
James Gray's Armageddon Time traces a line from 1980 to now and asks, with no shortage of despair: What exactly has changed?
Christopher Nolan's The Prestige paints twin portraits of men driven by ego, by an existential hole that won't allow them to find satisfaction anywhere but on stage.
The mistake Maud makes, that many of us make, is to believe that our restlessness and impatience will yield some sort of sign that God is listening.
The Fall is the product of people who throw themselves into the creation of fictions that reflect their own lives, even if those reflections are unintentional, even if each person is really trying to forget about the kind of pain that feels like it will last forever.
The staying power of The Shawshank Redemption is by turns fascinating and baffling.