A blog by Charles Rose
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I haven’t had as much time lately to devote to working on this site thanks to graduate school, but now that summer is here I will have more opportunities to publish things, including some of the papers I wrote for classes I am most proud of. It was a busy year, and next year isContinue reading “CV Update June 2022: First year of Grad School, Album and future posts”
I’ve been watching the new documentary on Kanye West, Jeen-yuhs, over the last few weeks. For someone who may only know Kanye for his recent output, his controversies and media persona, this documentary purports to show the opposite. It humanizes someone who has long passed the point where Kanye West the celebrity became a virusContinue reading “The Tragic Self-Image of Kanye West in Jeen-yuhs”
I stood outside Gretchen’s door. She had lost track of time. She opened her door and invited me in while putting on her earrings. I followed her into her bathroom where she was getting ready for the night. She put on her makeup––subtle eyeliner, lipstick, foundation and light blush––and spritzed herself with perfume. I askedContinue reading “Excerpt from Work in Progress: The Party Scene”
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