I want more of this.
"The mashup you've been looking for," says the NY Daily News.
Thursday, May 19, 2016
Including Ta-Nahesi Coates, winner of the National Book Award and writer of the current Black Panther comic. There's nothing earth-shaking in the Atlantic's Picking Sides in Captain America: Civil War, but it's a fun panel discussion, and it makes me happy to know that a real-deal intellectual like TNC also thinks "it was a really, really good movie."
Monday, May 9, 2016
The New York Times profiled men's book clubs last week, and it sounds like they interviewed some real creepers.
Perhaps because participation in reading groups is perceived as a female activity, some all-male book clubs have an outsize need to proclaim the endeavor’s masculinity. In addition to going by the name the Man Book Club, for instance, Mr. McCullough’s group expresses its notion of manliness through the works it chooses to read. “We do not read so-called chick lit,” he said. “The main character cannot be a woman.”
Thursday, May 5, 2016
Here's a way better, and way shorter, late-70s "Star Wars" spin-off, courtesy of Donny and Marie Osmond. Featuring Paul Lynde as Tarkin, Redd Foxx as Obi-Wan, and Kris Kristofferson as Han Solo, because why the hell not.