Tag Archives: art

Different Idealisms and Many Types of Lords

“Joel D. Hirst’s masterpiece is a worthy best-selling novel brimming with poignant lessons about idealism, culture, and religion. It begs us to examine the current state of the world today, a world so divided by different idealisms and misruled by … Continue reading

Posted in Book Review, Literature, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

My Author Interview for NF Reads

I recently took part in an interview for an author/reader site. I thought perhaps you might be interested – I have placed a link to the entire piece here. What are the real-life stories behind your books? The struggle of … Continue reading

Posted in Book Review, Literature, Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

On Madness (oh, ya, and a book review)

Have you ever been around a madman? It is unpleasant, disturbing, frustrating and in the end wholly futile. I much prefer a congress with the zoo animals or my neighbor’s dogs at the dog park than to seek any meaningful … Continue reading

Posted in Book Review, philosophy, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The Limitlessness of our Discontent

We have at long last arrived at the limitlessness of our discontent. That peculiar period of empire when the expansion knows no bounds and the shape of our resolve acquires a formlessness for never having to retrench and a softness … Continue reading

Posted in America, Literature, philosophy, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

A Review of “Dreams of the Defeated”

Below is a new review of my first play, “Dreams of the Defeated: A Play in Two Acts” “Joel D. Hirst fathers the genius creation titled Dreams of The Defeated, a two-act play that extends from the pages and into our … Continue reading

Posted in Book Review, Liberty, Literature, Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

The Story of Two Minds

They say that together two minds are much better, a fact that I have known as true; And this my dear friend is the truth I defend as to why I am grateful for you; For success we’ve been praised … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry, Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

The Inferno of the Living

There’s a cyclicalness to the world that makes us uncomfortable. We in the west prefer to think that things are neatly stacked, one idea upon another in a glorious edifice of success; eschewing the crumbling waste which is not to … Continue reading

Posted in Book Review, Literature, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment