Wherein Adam talks about Doctor Who, Steven Moffat, and Catch-22 as he ponders the omnishambles and critical methodology.
Wherein Adam learns something new about Babylon 5’s first season, and as such has to rethink a few things
Wherein Adam offers his two cents on the “trigger warning” discourse
Wherein Adam looks at John Updike’s six rules for literary criticism.
Is sensible to expect non-professional critics to maintain a level of integrity and impartiality akin to that of the Jedi Knights?
Some Saturday afternoon thoughts on Minecraft, art, writing, criticism, and America
Negative reviews are an endangered species among “amateur” critics. Here’s why.
It’s what happens when you are not yourself.
You don’t need to disclose if you got something for “free”, it’s part of the job.
W. H. Auden attempted to frame the role of the critic. Although his words have aged nearly a half century, I find that they remain supremely poignant.