Adventure Girl Disappoints Vonnegut

Masters of the Modern Short Story

A couple of years ago, I encountered a paper assignment from a class taught by my literary hero, Kurt Vonnegut. In readingĀ the assignment, I realized that as an undergrad I would have dropped the class. It would have terrified me. Even just thinking about itĀ made my chest tight. Out came my Adventure Girl cape. I… Continue reading Adventure Girl Disappoints Vonnegut

A Life of Jesus

In college I took a "History of World Religions" class taught by my favorite college professor (the one that gave me my superhero name). One day that quarter I was waiting for a friend in the Student Union, and I pulled out my required reading for that class: A Life of Jesus by Shusaku Endo.… Continue reading A Life of Jesus