Tag Archive: On Being Human

Blog Update for October 2017

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CCLaP Links Not Working? Since 2012 I have reviewed books for the Chicago Center for Literature and Photography (CCLaP). Recently CCLaP has moved its website to a new WordPress platform. If you haven’t… Continue reading

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On Being Human Redux: Killswitch (Cassandra Kresnov, Book Three), by Joel Shepherd

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An essay on the science fiction novel “Killswitch” by Joel Shepherd and what it means to be human.

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On Being Human Redux: Frankenstein Underground, by Mike Mignola and Ben Stenbeck

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When I wrote “On Being Human,” I wrote an essay on Mike Mignola’s “Hellboy.” “Frankenstein Underground” expands on Mignola’s pulpy universe, giving us a fun graphic novel about Frankenstein’s monster.

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On Being Human Redux: The Strange Case of the Rickety Cossack, by Ian Tattersall

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Ian Tattersall’s new book, “The Strange Case of the Rickety Cossack,” explores the intellectual history of paleoanthropology and seeks to answer, “What does it mean to be human?”

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CCLaP Fridays: NSFW Files … the Book! Coming out next Monday (1/19/15)

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The NSFW Files includes essays on erotica written by a Nobel laureate, an outsider artist, a surrealist, and a French prisoner, among many more. Most important, the essay collection offers an answer to the question, “What dirty book should I read next?”

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Countdown to CONvergence: Conward ho!

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See you at the con!

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Countdown to CONvergence 2014

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Countdown to CONvergence 2014! Are you excited?

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CCLaP: “Sweet Thunder” by Ivan Doig and the upcoming release of “On Being Human,” by Karl Wolff

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Last week I reviewed “Sweet Thunder,” by Ivan Doig, about a newspaperman doing battle with a colossal mining company in Butte, Montana and details on my upcoming book of essays, “On Being Human.”

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On Being Human: The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976, Nicholas Roeg)

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Today at CCLaP: In his last essay for On Being Human, Karl Wolff looks at ‘The Man Who Fell to Earth,’ Nicholas Roeg’s 1976 sci-fi art-house masterpiece.

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