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Remembering Henry Darger

Written by Lee Harvey

1892 – 1973 In contrast to our profile on highly successful author Michael Crichton where we wrote “Even if you don’t know who Michael Crichton is (or was), chances are you know his work”, even if you do know who Henry Darger is (or was), chances are you don’t know his work. Few people do. And […]

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Progressing to 1984

Written by Chevy Chinburn

Self-awareness is a rare quality. It’s impossible to decipher whether Orwell’s ‘1984’ was simply a concoction of the ideal dystopian state or whether he knowingly laid the blueprint for the perfect tyranny. Contemporary foresight either turns you into a prophet or highlights historical naivety. Would Orwell be shocked to see red flags of authoritarianism revealing […]

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