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The Friday Film – John Cage “Water walk”

I hope you love it as much as I do 🙂


3 Random Books from My Shelves

I’m not really sure what to say, as I would imagine most people who visit Examining the Odd have read some or all of Gaiman’s work! Since this book is a collection of short stories (and wonders!), I decided to randomly choose one of the pieces too. The chosen piece was The Fairy Reel, one of the “wonders”, since it is a poem rather than a short story. I’ve heard people liken this poem to a Keats ballad.

The Peculiar Illustrations of Ishihara Gōjin

They can also be called rather homoerotic, stimulating a world of emotions and evoking almost trancelike fantasies… Gojin’s triggering imagery almost endues a lucid dream, where the dreamer knows he is dreaming… Here’s a selection of Gojin’s illustration, enjoy!

The Picture in the House – H. P. Lovecraft

It’s a great little story which plays with one of society’s greatest fears… not just being killed, but what will happen to your body once your spirit has gone? It’s always fascinated me that people will dwell on this to such an extent.

10 Short Stories challenge – day 3

Today I read The Eunuchs by Marcel Schwob. Schwob was clearly a lover of words. Obviously, all authors love words, but some love them in the way that a glutton loves fine food.

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