So It Begins: National Board of Review Honors

The National Board of Review's awards for 2010 have been announced. The always-dubious affair has some typically excellent examples of "Wow! Awesome!" and "What the...?" And, as always, this sparks a season of everybody else coming up with better selections than these. A few highlights: … [Read more...]

Asheville Poetry Review Delivers an Early Christmas Gift

I am blessed in so many ways that Anne Maureen Doe said "Yes" when I proposed about 15 years ago. And I am overjoyed whenever the world confirms what I've known all along: That she is an excellent poet. So I can't help myself: … [Read more...]

Happy Half-Century to Joe Henry!

In honor of a man who, as of today, has lived a half-century, here is a birthday song by They Might Be Giants. I've chosen this song for two reasons: … [Read more...]


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