Classic Thoughts: The Masque of the Red Death

My favorite Edgar Allen Poe story: "The Masque of the Red Death!" 3 Main Reasons: I'm definitely a sucker for the masquerade. The rooms are different colors. The aristocrats think they can escape death and they are very wrong. When I reread this, I wanted to highlight the whole story. The imagery entrances me every…

Classic Thoughts: The Cask of Amontillado

During carnival Montresor gets his revenge on Fortunato for perceived insults. We aren't told what those insults were but Montresor's revenge is terrible. This was another Poe story I did a presentation on for school (but this one was for high school so it was a little more relaxed than the one I did for…

Review: X Volume 1

X, Volume I by CLAMP VIZ Media, 2011 11 cups of tea out of 11 Summary: Kamui returns to Tokyo setting off a dramatic and violent chain of events which will inevitably lead to the end of the world. Likes: The art is stunning. The color art pages in particular take my breath away. The…