As we speak, I’m listening to the wonderful work of Riz Ortolani, an Italian composer who sadly died this year.… Read more Why Am I Listening to This: On Cannibals, Gore, and Stunning Music
On Donna Tartt and Goldfinches
Last week my mom took me to the Mauritshuis museum in The Hague as a treat. It has recently been… Read more On Donna Tartt and Goldfinches
Hogg: The Best and Worst Book I’ve Ever Read?
“I’m not sure whether I should recommend this to you,” one of my supervisors told me as he handed me… Read more Hogg: The Best and Worst Book I’ve Ever Read?
David Cronenberg – The Exhibition
I spent yesterday in Amsterdam and visited an exhibition at the EYE film museum dedicated to the work of David… Read more David Cronenberg – The Exhibition
Why I Am Terrified of Squid: On H.P. Lovecraft
I’m currently rereading some of H.P. Lovecrafts short stories, which I first encountered a few years ago. Despite his cult… Read more Why I Am Terrified of Squid: On H.P. Lovecraft
Film Review: Excision (2012)
I’m enjoying a mini break, which means: more time to indulge in popular culture. I’ve spent the first days of… Read more Film Review: Excision (2012)
Escapism or Endless Joy? Four Fascinating Narrative Universes
While authors are often valued (particularly in the context of so-called high literature) according to their ability to write books… Read more Escapism or Endless Joy? Four Fascinating Narrative Universes
Review: David Bowie Is
Last week I took a short break because my mum came to visit me. We´re both big fans of David… Read more Review: David Bowie Is