I was less than shocked, when the credits rolled for Flower, to see a bunch of men’s names flash by.
Why? Well, let’s talk about this m..
America’s mixed feelings about The Bachelor franchise make for a relatively low-key crisis of conscience among the many we’re currently ma..
Annihilation author Jeff VanderMeer has been hailed as “the King of Weird Fiction.” The Queen Mother, surely, must be Madeleine L’Engle, w..
Walking out of a Naked Lunch screening, The Simpsons’ Nelson said, “I can think of at least two things wrong with that title.” There’s at ..
Thinking back to my ’80s childhood, I’m not quite sure what I expected to be doing when I got to be my dad’s age. As a white middle-class ..
Jeff VanderMeer’s novel Annihilation is, as the New Yorker describes, a paradigm of “weird fiction.” The first volume of his Southern Reac..
Critics were asked to avoid spoilers when reviewing Black Panther and so I will, but really, nothing I could write could in any meaningful..
The U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame sits high on a ridge off a highway in Eveleth, Minnesota. In front of the boxy building stands a sculpture of..
This post was originally published in 2010, in the Twin Cities Daily Planet.
I knew when I was at Harvard that I was surrounded by ..
Say this for Holly Black’s The Cruel Prince: the title is an undersell. I counted at least four cruel princes, with cruelty levels ranging..
Daniel Day-Lewis attended this year’s Golden Globes with a shaved head, looking uncannily like Matt Lauer. Every time the camera cut to hi..
The first half of The Shape of Water is a marvel of quiet visual storytelling. Elisa (Sally Hawkins) works on the cleaning staff of a myst..