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3 Garden Path Sentence Headlines for Our Age of Fake News and Questionable Intentions

A couple nights ago, I listened to an NPR interviewee talk about Steve Bannon’s two-pronged threat to liberal politics as being a “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” approach. References to various pieces of gothic literature, like Frankenstein, had already appeared as political commentary in some online arenas earlier in this year’s election season. When I […]

Why I’m Translating a Jules Renard Book and Posting It on my Blog

It’s quite simple, really. Le Vigneron dans sa vigne does not appear to have been translated into English previously, it’s in the public domain, and when I found I had easy access to the French version online, it seemed like it would be fun to have a crack at it. So it wasn’t really a well thought-out decision. […]