Browsing the Mailbox: July 26

Here are a few notes from this week's mailbox. (And by "mailbox," I might mean blog comments, email, or other social networking sites.) … [Read more...]

The “Be the Man!” Problem in Beasts of the Southern Wild

I remain flummoxed as to why Beasts of the Southern Wild is garnering so much acclaim. I'd begun to feel a deep distrust of my own first impression, and considered withdrawing my review.But here, in this Nashville Scene review, Michael Sicinski gets right at what bothered me about the whole film. I don't feel so alone anymore. … [Read more...]

The Sound of Silence

This week at Good Letters, Tony Woodlief reflects on the silence of those who witnessed the crimes of Jerry Sandusky. Here's an excerpt: … [Read more...]


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