Month: February 2015

Literary Fiction vs. Genre Fiction

I previously spoke here about my issues with Lev Grossman’s The Magicians, specifically with its protagonist, Quentin Coldwater. I mentioned how the book is considered “literary fantasy”, which I specifically called a “bullshit made-up nonsense phrase”. I didn’t delve into…

Constructed Languages

I mentioned last time that I rewatched Atlantis: The Lost Empire recently, and as obsessed as I was with that movie as a kid, there’s something wonderful about it that I only learned as an adult: the creators of the…