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book cover for Babysitter by Joyce Carol Oates
Books / Pop

Babysitter, by Joyce Carol Oates

Babysitter, by Joyce Carol Oates (Knopf, 448 pages) My desire to read books about abduction and murder of children was […]

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Albums / Pop

Album Reviews 22/10/06

Alexis Castrogiovanni, Someday My Thoughts Will Be Like a Range of Mountains (self-released) Debut EP from this Canadian singer-songwriter/cellist, steeped […]

Book cover for The Milky Way
Books / Pop

The Milky Way: An Autobiography of our Galaxy, by Moiya McTier

The Milky Way: An Autobiography of our Galaxy, by Moiya McTier (Grand Central Publishing, 244 pages) In college, I once […]

album cover art for Maraton, Unseen Color
Albums / Pop

Album Reviews 22/09/29

Maraton, Unseen Color (Indie Recordings) Well, here’s a nice attempt at prog rock by a bunch of Norwegians, whose first […]

Film Reviews / Pop

At the Sofaplex 22/09/22

Beast (R) Idris Elba, Sharlto Copely. Idris Elba fights a lion in this most “exactly as advertised” thriller. Sure, everybody […]

book cover of The Book Eaters, by Sunyi Dean
Books / Pop

The Book Eaters, by Sunyi Dean

The Book Eaters, by Sunyi Dean (Tor, 298 pages) Does the world really need another story about mythical un-human creatures […]

album art for Franklin Gothic, Into The Light
Albums / Pop

Album Reviews 22/09/22

Franklin Gothic, Into The Light (Very Jazzed & Pleasure Tapes) Nothing I hate more than committing to writing up a […]

book cover for Nona the Ninth, by Tamsyn Muir
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Nona the Ninth, by Tamsyn Muir

Nona the Ninth, by Tamsyn Muir (Tordotcom, 480 pages) When I first opened Gideon the Ninth, the first of Tamsyn […]

album cover Joseph Shipp, Free For A While
Albums / Pop

Album Reviews 22/09/15

Joseph Shipp, Free For A While (self-released) This 40-year-old Tennessee-born singer-songwriter tried San Francisco life for a while, landed himself […]

Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin
Books / Pop

Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin

Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin (Knopf, 416 pages) If a great writer is someone who can take […]

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