Covered

“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. The man who never reads only lives one” -George R.R. Martin On another windy Friday night, after a stressful dose of human emotion aka my most recent existential crisis brought on by the newest-released tearjerker at the box-office, I often find myself strolling the aisles of […]

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Adapting Game Of Thrones For The Small Screen

When writing for a television show, there are many guidelines and rules you have to follow. This proves quite difficult when the program is based on a best selling novel–especially one that features explicit violence and sex. Although most television programs would opt to change the story completely,with HBO’s hit program Game Of Thrones did […]

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A First Aid Guide to Literary Analysis

You have thirty minutes left to finish your critical analysis writing, but you start to question everything you’ve written. Don’t freak out! This first-aid guide is here to help you with your last-minute writing problems. Emergency 1: Burns: You are exposed to new perspectives and changed your mind about the issue. But sadly you don’t […]

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Future Poetry?

A couple of weeks ago, Google created an app that generates poems. The Poem Portraits app is an experiment at the boundaries of AI and human collaboration. By donating a word, the user of the poem portrait contributes to an ever-evolving collective poem and receives a poem portrait. It sounded interesting, so The Mire tried […]

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Lil Dicky’s Pillow Talking

Watch Lil Dicky’s Pillow Talking When trying to embody The Mire’s key qualities of quirky and thought-provoking literature in my blog post the first thing that came to mind was… Lil Dicky’s Pillow Talking (2015). I’m analyzing this piece as if I would for an English class. Read on below. Lil Dicky’s Pillow Talking delves […]

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