K-Mart's Basement

Giordano J. Lahaderne
goodbye galaxy
Created 17 Mar 2021
  • Thoughts on Richard “Papa” Ostler's memoir 'Listen, Learn, & Love'
    02 Nov 2021 • 11 min read
    Welcome back [blasting Staind "It's Been a While"] Hi everyone. I needed to take nine months off for some intensive chemotherapy after reading the preface, intro, and ch 1 of Papa Ostler's opus, but I...
  • Columbus Day
    20 Oct 2021 • 5 min read
    I was born in San Francisco in the early ‘80s. My newlywed mother was fresh from Italy. My father was a Californian of Italian & European descent, and met my mother in Italy as a missionary. His own g...
  • The Allegory of the Ring
    19 Oct 2021 • 8 min read
    “You cannot wield it. None of us can.” There has never been a consensus on the allegorical meaning of The Lord of the Rings. Tolkien himself said the trilogy had no allegorical or topical meaning. And...
  • Thoughts on Richard “Papa” Ostler's memoir: "Listen, Learn, & Love"
    19 Oct 2021 • 12 min read
    So I read chapter 1 of Papa Ostler's book (and Steve Young's 5th grade writing assignment aka his introduction lol). It actually took a lot out of me. I was eventually highlighting entire paragraphs, ...
  • Indiana Jones, or the Redemption of a Jack Morm*n
    18 Aug 2021 • 6 min read
    “It’s time to ask yourself–what do you believe in?” Did you know that Indiana Jones, the quintessential embodiment of 20th century masculinity and one of the most recognizable characters in cinematic ...
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