“The Epizootic” by Kurt Vonnegut

After reading Kurt Vonnegut’s “The Epizootic,” the second story in his posthumously published collection, While Mortals Sleep, I wanted to bring to light the hushed up epidemic that ravaged America a few decades ago: the epizootic. Of course, actions have since been taken to rid America of this disease, so let me tell you aboutContinue reading ““The Epizootic” by Kurt Vonnegut”

Ilustrado by Miguel Syjuco

It could just be me, but I wasn’t completely satisfied with Miguel Syjuco’s Ilustrado. I liked the way the writer incorporated different forms of media and literature, all of which eventually made sense as the story developed, into one cohesive work, but I was just … okay with it. It’s not a very long book,Continue reading “Ilustrado by Miguel Syjuco”

“The Veldt” by Ray Bradbury

If I were to describe “The Veldt,” a short story in Ray Bradbury’s The Invisible Man, it would be “creepy.” In this world, you can buy a house that’s practically alive. The house is at your service, and you never have to lift a finger. Gone are the days when you have to clean andContinue reading ““The Veldt” by Ray Bradbury”