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On Blood Meridian

Cormac McCarthy is renowned for the violence of his works, his minimalist approach to punctuation (some would say hatred of) and his intensely Faulknerian writing style. 1,428 more words


No Country For Old Men: A Hyper Realistic Soundscape

The Coen brothers’ adaptation of the Cormac McCarthy book, No Country for Old Men (2007), is especially known for its stunning visuals and award winning cast, however it is the films use of minimal non-diegetic sound that really sets the mood of the film. 233 more words


B.B. King and the source of inspiration

This is going to sounds a little weird, but stay with me.

My routine Thursday nights involves taking my guitar to The Next Page Cafe… 402 more words


Another long period between posts. I know. I’m horrible to you, my blog. Often neglecting you to deal with other matters. Pushing you to the back burner constantly, all while ignoring your sad glances for attention. 1,103 more words


Cities on the Plain [Border Trilogy #3] by Cormac McCarthy

“He sat a long time and he thought about his life and how little of it he could ever have foreseen and he wondered for all his will and all his intent how much of it was his doing.” 306 more words


The Sunset Limited by Cormac McCarthy

“I look for the words, Professor. I look for the words because I believe that the words is the way to your heart.”

A play which is short but far more powerful and engaging than it should be considering its basic setting. 65 more words

Book Reviews

The Fire of a Human Mercy: Remnants of Divinity in C. McCarthy's The Road

The Road—like Outer Dark and Child of God more than three decades before it—deals with the difficult obligation of the stranger. In Outer Dark  695 more words