A comparative essay that adopts the Socratic conception of imitation from The Republic as a means of unpacking a common cinematic tendency.
"As movie watchers, we have an instinctual ability to discern that which imitates our world from that which imitates an imitation of our world. We need look no further than to Plato’s Republic to understand why this operative difference should continue to be contemplated."
A satirical celebration of the Tony Hawk's Pro Skater video game.
"... many of us continue to cry out into the wilderness for purpose and guidance, but it seldom cries back. Alas, our existence bears no apparent relation to the cosmos, but we need look no further than to Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 3 for enlightenment."
The Sole Reflection of the Human Experience