Tuesday, December 6, 2022
Today, a one-question quiz. There's no grade involved, though, no right or wrong answer per se. In Zadie Smith's essay collection ...
Monday, December 5, 2022
True Crime Documentaries
True crime documentaries have been around for a long time. Only now, with the popularity of streaming, do the films and the filmmakers truly...
Saturday, December 3, 2022
Taking Stock and Looking Ahead
By Scott D. Parker Are you ready for 2023? I’m a firm believer in constant renewal, be that daily, weekly, monthly, or yearly resets. That i...
Tuesday, November 29, 2022
The Honjin Murders
In my continuing adventures in the land of honkaku, (traditional, often locked-room Japanese mystery novels), I recently read Seishi Yokomiz...
Saturday, November 26, 2022
When a Movie Stays the Same But You’ve Changed
By Scott D. Parker For six years now, my family of three have watched “Planes, Trains and Automobiles” the night before Thanksgiving. And ye...
Wednesday, November 23, 2022
Everyone I know has Thanksgiving horror stories. Family who turn the table into the goddamn Marketplace of Ideas. Insensitive Uncles. Small...
Tuesday, November 22, 2022
A Great Thanksgiving Film
Thanksgiving with time has essentially become an excuse to cook, drink wine, eat, and stay in comfortable clothes all day, except for the ti...
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