Gaze in your omphalos. 3.38
Proteus, the shape-shifting god.
“Proteus,” the last episode of the Telemachiad (the name assigned to the opening section concerning the younger protagonists of both Homer’s Odyssey and Joyce’s Ulysses) finds Stephen gazing deeply into his own omphalos (the Greek word for navel) as he walks along the Dublin coastline killing time between his morning classes and his 12:30 appointment with Buck Mulligan and Haines at the pub. Continue reading
Written in a tone every bit as serious as a traditional survival book, The Zombie Survival Guide by Max Brooks (son of the man behind “Hitler Rap“) is chock full of tips on surviving a living-dead apocalypse, should one ever occur. Brooks has done a good job of defining in broad strokes the tools necessary for subsistence in pre-, mid-, and post-apocalyptic zombie wastelands. It’s clear that he has done his research by watching every zombie movie several times before creating one scientifically similar to those in 28 Days Later and I Am Legend. Continue reading