Porno by Irvine Welsh

So, I just finished this book, and I’m inclined to say that I actually liked it. Not over-the-moon excited, but it was fun. That being said, I struggled to manage the first 300 pages. If you remember Trainspotting – also written by Welsh – you’ll be familiar with Mark Renton (Rent-boy/Rents), Danny Murphy (Spud), Simon…

Thought Police

About a month ago, my friends and I were talking about a recent trend of rewriting classics to meet our current politically correct reality. I have to say, I hate the need to have political correctness in our everyday life. The discussion was derived by the initiative of a scholar who wanted to stop Huckleberry Finn from…