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The Terror Test: Test Prep #17

February 15, 2018 by


Portrait of the Artist as a Glum Man Contains Eraserhead (1977) spoilers. What was Wild at Heart about David? “Well, it’s about one hour and forty-five minutes.”         ~An interview with Toby Keeler, recounting a conversation with Lynch “Believe it or not, Eraserhead is my most spiritual film.” Why? Elaborate on that, […]

The Terror Test: Test Prep #8

January 12, 2017 by


Anti-Paraskevidekatriaphobia Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Mom “We notice that in ironic comedy that the demonic world is never far away.” ~ Northrop Frye Potential spoilers for Friday the 13th (1980) and Psycho (1960). As a young horror fan, I liked Italian gialli, often considered proto-slashers, but was rarely excited […]

Coker’s Para-Philosophical Advice #1: Introduction

June 1, 2013 by


Eunoia Solstice is proud to offer a new column that gives you a chance to have your questions answered–or perhaps only thought about– by a practicing philosopher. Send your questions to cokersadvice at gmail dot com.* 1. How did you become interested in philosophy? In undergraduate my original career plan was to become a Lutheran […]