Author Archives: mjp99

On the Color Blue…

This is where I first encountered that study on blue in relation to Homer: http://www.radiolab.org/story/211213-sky-isnt-blue/ 99% Invisible, another cool podcast which originally led me to that Homer podcast, has a segment concerning conceptual blueness and its representation in scifi which is also … Continue reading

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Lisa Jevbratt’s “1:1” and Network Inequality

I would not call Lisa Jevbratt‘s 1:1 electronic literature, but nonetheless cannot resist making it the topic of my post. The screenshot above represents one way of navigating the piece (which definitely constitutes an artwork).What led me to Jevbratt’s interface artwork initially was … Continue reading

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The Oceanic, Ergodicity, the Vniverse, and a Sextant

While I hesitate to ascribe an intended link between Stephanie Strickland’s choice in title for V and the shape of a sextant, I can’t help but be intrigued by the similarities. Resembling an open book splayed spine up, a sextant is a … Continue reading

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“The Novel After David Foster Wallace” and the Apres Garde

“The Novel After David Foster Wallace.” A Companion to David Foster Wallace Studies. Palgrave-McMillan, New York, 2013. Andrew Hoberek’s “The Novel After David Foster Wallace” approaches Infinite Jest, and Wallace’s work as a whole, from the larger lens of a grand-narrative within … Continue reading

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Limits and Boundaries

”  ‘So. Second world without cold or purple dots or of bright for you is 23.8 meters, 8 I think .2 meters. Yes? In that world is joy because there is shelter of something else, of purpose past sluggardly self and … Continue reading

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