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    Nothing But Respect

    Posted by left_blank on 11th October 2004 (All posts by )

    It wouldn’t be right to note the passing of Professor Derrida without also paying tribute to another public figure who died this week — a man whose influence on the intelligensia was far more profound (and certainly more comprehensible): Rodney Dangerfield. His reading from James Joyce’s Ulysses in the movie Back To School is surely one of the finest literary renditions ever recorded. We’ll miss you, Rodney.

    Posted in Arts & Letters | 7 Comments »

    Not Just “Death,” But Death Itself

    Posted by left_blank on 10th October 2004 (All posts by )

    Jacques Derrida — father of deconstruction and the patron saint of undeserved tenured faculty positions — died on Friday. Rest in peace, Jacques.

    Posted in Arts & Letters | 7 Comments »