An evil, florescent bemustached, shape-shifting, reptilian kitten-eater residing in TX. Amor fati: “against being against anything, if I’m against anything.”
Primary focus: imaginative literature. Ongoing projects:
- Assembling a personal chrestomathy to attain “supineness in the mind,” alphanomically indexed.
- Heterodox Mormonism: Joseph Smith by way of G.K. Chesterton by way of Quentin Meillassoux.
- Orthodox Emersonism of the Bloom, Poirier, & Cavell persuasion. Currently reading my way through the LOA Selected Journals. Interested in EmersoNrx, Dark Thoreau, & Weird Transcendentalism (posts coming).
- Robert Burton‘s Anatomy of Melancholy.
I put down a few notes in order to have a mental house-cleaning. It is painful to look at notes which remain just notes—they are like pieces of lint that cling to the waxed floor after it has been polished. Perhaps I will never write about these things—but I felt about them and I do not want to lose them. So here they are …
—Henry Miller, the Tropic of Cancer typescript, vol. 2 (1930-32)