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Nineteen-Nineties Nostalgia: “Wear Your Most Fabulous Clothes”

Background Theme Music: “Ask”, The Smiths Philosophy 412 — Special Topics in Philosophy — met in Sackett Building.  Professor Alphonso Lingis, awkwardly jammed into a chair/desk combo, looked painfully out of place in the drab classroom.  Like his beloved birds, … Continue reading

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Narcissism 1989: One Day Big Hair Just Wasn’t Cool Anymore

Background Theme Music: Social Distortion, “Story of My Life” Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it -Michel De Montaigne Memory is strange.  Striving to recollect my freshman (first-year!) self through now decades-long … Continue reading

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