• "I was completely stupefied by Inferno in the best of ways. In fact, I think I must feel kind of like Dante felt after seeing the face of God. My descriptive … [Continue Reading]

    <em>Inferno: A Poet’s Novel</em> by Eileen Myles (2010)
  • "In the 1300s, Dante described only nine circles of hell in the underworld. Since then? No new updates. Thankfully, Go to Hells picks up where Dante left off, … [Continue Reading]

    <em>Go To Hells: An Updated Guide to Dante’s Underworld</em> by Kali V. Roy (2015)
  • In the first episode of the third season of the TV series Hannibal (2015), "Dr. Lecter (Mads Mikkelsen) recites a sonnet by Dante Alighieri, the first poem of … [Continue Reading]

    <em>Hannibal</em> TV series, “Antipasto” (S03E01)
  •   "Dear President Bannon, "Congratulations on your upgrade to Malebolge, the Eighth Circle of the Abyss. This tier of our eternal rewards program is … [Continue Reading]

    “Dear President Bannon”
  •   [...] "In the United States, Hillary Clinton calls half the supporters of Donald Trump “a basket of deplorables.” At first the remark impressed me. I … [Continue Reading]

    “The Age of Rudeness”

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