Clarissa's Blog

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An academic's opinions on feminism, politics, literature, philosophy, teaching, academia, and a lot more.

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In Cultural Amnesia, Clive James tells the story of Pavel Muratov, a Russian art critic who had to escape from the revolutionary Russia that had no place for intellectuals. The Spanish fascists’ slogan “Death to intelligence!” wasn&...

On Our Way…

on Nov 22, 2020

It’s really great to be at the airport again!

Weird Dish

on Nov 22, 2020

One dish I could never understand is chicken and waffles. It even looks sad. Boring, monochromatic, dry, with nothing fresh in it at all. How do people eat something like this? I don’t even understand how to get it down without the whole thing...

Not the First Time

on Nov 22, 2020

For those who are repeating that the COVID hysteria will be over soon, here’s a reminder: airports still require that you take your shoes off 20 years after 9/11. A trained seal would already learn its lesson and not expect stolen civil rights...

Movie Release

on Nov 22, 2020

There’s now a movie based on The Hillbilly Elegy! And our corrupt governor has closed down the movie theaters again. I’ll have to go out of state to see it.

No, You Can’t

on Nov 22, 2020

Nothing means you can safely socialize. Only your rulers are allowed to have normal lives, hang out with friends, travel, and educate their kids. You, on the other hand, are a walking disease. Eew, go away, you nasty prole, you stink. Are we ever goi...

Masks are bad not only because they are uncomfortable and useless. They are bad because they are the first step in our training routine. We are being trained like circus animals to accept stupid mandates that inconvenience us and don’t exist fo...