Genre-bending story collection an outstanding read
One of the highest compliments that you can pay a writer is that there’s no one else quite like them. They all have their influences, of course – stylistic and/or thematic whiffs of other writers – but there are a few who are able to bring their myriad inspirations together into something unique.
In the years since I first started writing this feature, the Boston Red Sox have seen a lot of ups and downs. There have been some great moments and some that were not so great. But never have I been so tempted to simply abandon the Report Card.
Suffice it to say, it hasn’t been a good month.
Fifth film in the franchise continues to raise the bar thanks to its star
Generally speaking, it’s a bit of a turn-off when someone comes off as desperate for your attention. Most of the time, that sort of neediness rubs us the wrong way. However, it seems that it is possible for someone to channel that desperation and naked yearning into something transcendent. How do we know it is possible?
Reboot, while even, has some charms
The monetization of nostalgia has become big business in the Hollywood realm. It seems as though there is no property that movie studios aren’t willing to remake and reboot – often to the detriment of the original source material.
“Our Man in Charleston”
American history is filled with figures whose importance has faded as the years have passed. The textbooks offer little more than condensed summaries of even the most important events. Many of us have snapshot understandings of the most prominent people…and that’s about it. Delving deeper reveals a fascinating collection of characters whose vital roles in the direction taken by our country have been glossed over or even forgotten entirely.
So we’re on record with our love of celebrity beef. There are few things more entertaining than entitled famous people lashing out at one another in service of their own outsized egos.
Novel posits a supernatural side to Tricky Dick
What if Richard Nixon was not our worst president, but our greatest?
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