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Miranda July’s Modern Understanding of “Entitlement”

No One Belongs Here More Than You. The above is the title of performance artist/actress/writer/filmmaker Miranda July’s 2007 collection of short stories. As evident from her diverse repertoire of work, July is something of a creative genius. Great art supposedly has the power to change the way you think about about the world. If you’re familiar

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The Dark Fun of A Clockwork Orange

Anthony Burgess’ 1962 novella A Clockwork Orange posits a dystopian British society where teenagers speak a secret and rebellious slang and run amuck in the night, drunk on alcoholic milk called “milk-plus.” After the proper amount of libating, they roam the streets, reveling in the sick pleasures of rape and “ultra-violence.” The book was later adapted by

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