Here is a book that attempts to pick apart the fundamental contradictions of the American South, with mixed success.Read More
I recently finished Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá’s graphic novel, daytripper. Now, I’m here with some thoughts on it.
Michelle Alexander’s The New Jim Crow is already a national bestseller, so it certainly doesn’t need another positive review. But here’s one anyway!
I’ve always been more of a prose guy than a poetry guy. I don’t write or read poetry very often. But with a copy of Donny Barilla’s Treasures in hand, I feel compelled to do more of both.
No figure of the 20th century had more of an influence over China than its Communist leader, Mao Zedong. Years after Mao’s death, his personal physician of over 20 years–Li Zhisui–published a lengthy memoir of his experiences with Mao.
If you knew that heaven was a lie, would you be compelled to tell everyone, or just make a bunch of dick jokes? Sausage Party‘s answer is “both.” As usual, spoilers follow!
I’ve been trying to give some different kinds of novels my attention this year. Nicole Kornher-Stace’s Archivist Wasp is one such foray. It was OK, but I was left wondering why there wasn’t more to it. There are spoilers ahead, so be warned!
Suicide Squad isn’t very good. Here is a somewhat spoilery review, in my inimitable style.
Julian Barnes’ A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters is a great book, just so you know.
Having recently played through the game Gods Will Be Watching, I thought I’d give it a review and some analysis. Major story spoilers ahead!