Moving Beyond Ayn Rand: Why Postmodernism is the Most Effective Literary Genre for Advancing Libertarian Ideas

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16th December

NOTE: This essay appears as a part of my new collection of 10 stories and 2 essays entitled INFINITE ENDING, now available.


I. Introduction

Within the vast expanse of literature that has been produced over the past few decades and which can be characterized as postmodern, readers find a wide range of ideas that can come into … Read More »

Saturday Show #80: Conflation by Frank Marcopolos, part of the new collection INFINITE ENDING

13th December

On this episode of the podcast, we discuss how to determine if something is art or entertainment, the main philosophical points of Immanuel Kant, the differences between the literary genres of modernism and postmodernism, “Conflation” by Frank Marcopolos, and “Peter Elroy: A Documentary … Read More »

Infinite Ending Sample #1: Eroticoffica by Frank Marcopolos

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7th December

A sample from the story “Eroticoffica” by Frank Marcopolos, from his new collection, INFINITE ENDING: TEN STORIES.

Saturday Show #79: Peter Elroy: A Documentary by Ian Casey by Elizabeth McCracken

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30th November

Note: My new book, INFINITE ENDING: TEN STORIES, is now available for pre-order. In e-book format, it’s only 99 little cents so why not support a pasty indie author like me for half the cost of a cup of Starbucks coffee?

This episode features … Read More »

Writing from the Ruins: An Unreliable History of Postmodern Literary Fiction

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28th November

Note: This essay appears as a part of the collection of ten postmodern literary stories entitled INFINITE ENDING, available for pre-order now.

1. Introduction

Postmodern literature defies a simple, coherent definition. The beginning, middle, and end of the movement—just as the stories which it contains—cannot easily be marked. Rather than clearly designated points on a timeline, postmodern … Read More »