Author Archives: Geek Squirrel

About Geek Squirrel

Author, Poet, and fan of all things geek.

Day 14: Food


It’s noon and it’s time to eat, so Bloom finds his way to a typical period restaurant and looks around for a moment. Given his dietary concerns, it’s not surprising that our guy is not very happy with what he … Continue reading

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Day 13: Fox Hunting


A strange figure appears while Bloom is talking to Mrs. Breen: A bony form strode along the cubstone from the river staring with a rapt gaze into the sunlight through a heavystringed glass. Tight as a skullpiece a tiny hat … Continue reading

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Day 12: M Ad Man


Bloom muses a little about his job, noting some good spots for posters and deriding a line of men with placards and top hats and remarking how women make better advertising. It really is difficult not to read this book … Continue reading

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Day 11: Poor Sick Kid Here


Back after a week of vacation. So now we cut back to Mr. Bloom, who continues his wanderings through Dublin.  Bloom happens up on another member of the family Deadalus, this one a girl standing outside an auction house. Deadalus’ … Continue reading

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Day 10


Stephen adjourns the skull session at the newspaper to a local pub, apparently eager to blow some of his cash before he does something silly with it, like I don’t know, pay off a few bills? This guy needs a … Continue reading

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Day 9: Let my Stephen Go


Why is it that Stephen can’t seem to step into a room without someone discussing judaism?  First he had to put up with his boss laying out some anti-semetic rhetoric, and then he walks smack into a nice little lecture … Continue reading

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Day 8: Stop the Presses (and Move On to More Interesting Stuff)


Bloom heads to the newspaper offices where he works and we get a bunch of pages dedicated to the goings on of his office.  Most of it is the usual office politics and it comes off as somewhat boring and … Continue reading

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