May 13, 2009 / Creative Writing
I watched Rebel Without a Cause on TV late one college night when I learned …
February 29, 2008
“Ah, but a man’s reach should exceed his grasp, or what’s a heaven for?”
“But, to put it plainly, for a man in his wife’s arms to be hankering after the other world is, in mild terms, a piece of bad taste…”
You have to start somewhere,
why not start at the end and
work your way back? Do you even
have a choice? Knowledge is a stack,
not a queue.
An eye for an eye and all that jazz.
I think Blake was right: the cut worm
really does forgive the plow. Huh, who
knew? Everything you eat causes something to
die. Even cheese curls. What a burden we are.
Here are four Noble Truths: Life means suffering. A
house divided against itself cannot stand. He who splits
logs is endangered by them. Extreme Makeover: Home
Edition pretty much jumped the shark in its first season.
He told them still another parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like yeast that a woman took and mixed into a large amount of flour until it worked all through the dough.”
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David JP Hooker
David JP Hooker is a transplanted Southerner who is glad to see his third winter in Wheaton, Illinois come to a close. He received an MFA in Ceramics from Kent State University, and currently teaches at Wheaton College. David’s artwork combines images from his daily life, art history, pop culture, and other assorted bits and pieces that inspire him in peculiar ways. David’s interests lie in how our culture shapes us and how we in turn can shape our culture. His work has been widely exhibited, and can be found in the South Carolina State Museum Permanent Collection, First Charter’s Corporate Headquarters in Charlotte, North Carolina, and the Woodruff Branch of the Spartanburg County Library in South Carolina. Recent exhibitions include an exhibition paintings at Virginia Tech, a one person exhibition at Milliken University, and a group show at Loyola University. When David is not freaking out over deadlines, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Elaine, his children Abbey and Samuel, his dog, Mac, and his cat, Booger. He also enjoys baseball, basketball, BBQ, and tennis—not necessarily in that order.