B&W Magical Armies Clash on Dover Beach Poetry Mix [Video]

Hi. I’m blastedgoat… I like to er… write poems and such. Here is a decent poem I scrapped out of poetry workshop at UNI. I also scribbled a poem at the midnight release party for the final Harry Potter book. I drew the title loosely from a Matthew Arnold poem by the name of Dover […]

Harry Potter’s Dreams

I was intrigued by this essay question from the good folks at Mugglenet.com and thought it would make an amazing series of posts… Here’s the question: Dreams feature prominently in the Harry Potter book series. Sometimes they are used by Jo to foreshadow future events, at other times they seem to be collections of random […]

The American Dream: Bed Bug Killers or Within A Mouse’s Click of Desire?

I thought you would enjoy reading this spam post from “Bed Bug Killer” because for some reason David Thier has a cult following of pest eradicators… who knew? Bed Bug Killer killbedbug@rocketmail.com 2011/07/15 at 3:34 am It is great that we all have our freedom of expression and you can belt out anything that you […]

What Happens After Harry Potter? Thoughts Before & After Watching the Final Film

JULY 14th, 2011: BEFORE At the premiere of Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows and it is about 9pm. Grandma called me at 2pm and said people were waiting in tents! There are a dozen or so Hermione’s and other girls in various lengths and patterns of plaid skirts. I even passed a dedicated Lord […]

Defending Harry Potter

Here is the original article by Dave Thier. It was written yesterday and has spawned some controversy for die hard fans. I will take this article on, section by section, line by line if need be. Dave needs to stop writing articles about things he clearly didn’t research and doesn’t care about. Dave Thier, I […]

What Should I Do Next? You Decide!

Music makes me remember the time we… yeah. It won’t let me forget what I was like when I was young. I hear a song from ten years ago and the words press on my chest between the rhythm of the song and the beating of my heart. I discover something new nearly everyday and […]

When Working Doesn’t Work

I’m sitting in the basement of the library and just smashed my left middle finger with a very heavy book. There is a group of irritating girls sitting around laptops surrounded by water bottles. Sometimes the monotony of college existence makes me want to shoot myself in the head. I’m pretty sure I’ll go in a […]

B&W Association

The best things in life are B&W. Chessboards, old movies, piano keys, chocolate & vanilla ice cream twist cones from 4 Queens, the dice you found on the sidewalk, even the King of Pop. “Who knew when they made that Simpsons episode that Jack-o would turn into a white guy if you kept him out […]

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows [book review]

J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, 759 pages, Arthur A. Levine Books (Scholastic) 2007 Story: The last installment of the Harry Potter series continues with Harry’s quest to avenge his loved ones already claimed by the war. He feels personally responsible for those who stand in between him and the Dark Lord. Voldemort […]

Reality vs Fantasy

Mandy, just think one day… you will write and travel anywhere you wish and have anything you like and everyone will love you and understand. People will read you and they will feel better. Certain people will die horrific deaths and you will abolish a crap-load-of-shit and create a new holiday to celebrate the all-knowing […]