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The Metamorphosis

What Does 'Kafkaesque' Mean, Anyway?

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 07.04.2016 | Arts

You poor mortal fools -- you thought you already knew what "Kafkaesque" meant, didn't you? How wrong you were. A recent TED-Ed animated video by Noah ...

The Metamorphosis

Francis Levy | Posted 12.09.2013 | Science
Francis Levy

Let's say you see a water bug. You grab a piece of toilet paper and prepare to crush it. Sensing the cloud over its existence, the water bug scampers ...

Letter From Croatia: Ston Walled

Francis Levy | Posted 10.16.2013 | Travel
Francis Levy

Modern man's full of inner defenses.

Literary Characters Who Should Be Tweeting | Posted 08.03.2011 | Home

As any true Joyce fan knows, Bloomsday is fast approaching, and this year, thanks to Twitter, there will be a new way to celebrate. One dedicated fan ...

I Can Has Kafka? "The Meowmorphosis" Reviewed

Andrew Shaffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Andrew Shaffer

While the initial chapters stick close to Kafka's well-known novella, the book spirals out of control (in a good way) when Samsa leaves his parents' home to relieve them of a large, adorable kitten.

Test Your Knowledge of Literature's Greatest Bed Bug Infestations

Laurence Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Laurence Hughes

In this short tale of mystery and imagination, a man is bitten by a strange gold bug, which leads to the discovery of a cryptograph revealing the location of Captain Kidd's treasure.

WATCH: Prague's Kafka International Airport

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

If you hate flying, steer clear of Prague. Franz Kafka International Airport is the worst airport in the world, says The Onion News Network. The air...

Cigarette Pack Books: Publisher Tank Books Finds Bizarre New Way To Package Books (PHOTO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Smoking has become less and less publicly acceptable in recent years, from the ban in restaurants and bars to the outcry against cigarette advertising...

Graphic Novels Make It To Fine Art Museum

The Columbus Dispatch | Steve Stephens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

TOLEDO -- Not far from the Van Goghs and Cezannes, visitors to the Toledo Museum of Art can find the "underground comix" of R. Crumb and the pioneerin...