A Long Way Down

by Joseph A. Hazani July 26, 2016

  A Long Way Down is an interesting plot, centered around the serendipitous juncture of the suicidal on the most miserable day of the year, New Year’s Eve. It seems fitting that the beginning of a new cycle of life gravitates the suicidal, those who want to escape that cycle, toward self-murder. The voice over by the shamed and defamed Martin leads us to the rooftop and his....

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The World of Tomorrow

by Joseph A. Hazani July 24, 2016

Don Herzfeldt has a very unusually somber and morose feel to the mortality of humanity. Similar to It’s Such a Beautiful Day, Mr. Hertzfeldt represents the end of a human life in an absurdist manner – openly confronting the utter meaningless of the termination of one life in, not so much an outwardly expressed meaningless world, but at the very least an inflated posturing of the value of that....

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A Decent Arrangement

by Joseph A. Hazani July 23, 2016

A Decent Arrangement makes a gentle effort at the clash of civilizations, between the West and the East, in a frankly underlooked underbelly of the Orient – India – until recently; that is, until the wild success of Slumdog Millionaire. To the provincial American, it could be heard in the murmurs of business news that India possesses its own duplication of China’s enormous growth in wealth;....

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My Written Works

On the Struggling Artist: An Essay

A philosophical....

On the Christian Business Ethic: An Essay

Analysis of the role that Christian morality has played in the development of commerce and....

On the Necessity of Color in the Fine Arts: An essay

A philosophical exploration of color and its use in Renaissance, abstract and modern fine....

Towards an Understanding of Jesus Christ: An Essay

Nietzsche had incredible disdain for Christianity being "Judaized Rome", of the slave morality of Judaism creeping up and....