Category Archives: Literature

Caligula’s Council Episode 6: A Christmas Digression

Merry belated Christmas from Caligula’s Council! In which we are joined by special guest AntiDem. Here we discuss usury, California’s disgraceful public transportation system, My Little Pony, oh yeah and Charles Dickens’ classic A Christmas Carol. Enjoy!   Advertisements

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Caligula’s Council Episode 3: 3 Edgy 5 Amazon

Caligula’s Council Episode 3 is finally here everyone! In which Obergruppenführer Nothingface and Irradiated Inspector Watt discuss Philip K. Dick’s novel The Man in the High Castle and compare it to Amazon Prime’s TV Series The Man in the High Castle now streaming free for … Continue reading

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Ruminations on the Nature of Sin

The following is a series of excerpts from the Penguin Classics publication of The White People and Other Weird Stories by Arthur Machen. In the prologue a Catholic mystic named Ambrose shares a dialogue with a man named Cotgrave, who has been … Continue reading

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A Little Twist of Cain: A Review of Grendel

John Gardner’s Grendel was assigned to my high school English class. I don’t remember much of what we discussed in class, which might be evidence that what we managed to cover wasn’t very substantial. One moment from the discussion stands out in … Continue reading

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Joy in a Time of Darkness: A Review of The Master and Margarita

A friend of the blog gave me a copy of Mikhail Bulgakov’s The Master and Margarita, recommending it because its themes are relevant to reactionary thinkers. Upon finishing it, I couldn’t agree more. The Master and Margarita should be required reading for anyone … Continue reading

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