I can’t say it any better than the writer in the link below, so I won’t even try. Just do yourself a favor and read it if the next generation of writers is anything you might consider important.
“Censorship is VERY American.”
— Kurt Cobain
It’s Banned Books Week. Check out the great post linked below by Eleventh Stack — and some of the books on the lists it links to, like those by Sherman Alexie, Lauren Myracle, John Green, Suzanne Collins, and of course, Harper Lee. Oh, and the ones in this photo too! Happy Reading!
One of the best movie trailers I’ve ever seen. Prompted me to see the film this weekend — INTENSE!
On a lighter note, I thought “The Way Way Back” was terrific, funny and thoughtful. And loved the soundtrack!
I’m not a hard-core TV fan, but I am utterly committed to Breaking Bad. With only two episodes left, I’m torn between relief at freedom from this obsession with an impeccable series that will never have to jump the shark, and sadness at the demise of a show that so brilliantly embodies every element of great storytelling, without fail, in every single episode.
I pause here to offer a spoiler alert. (1-2-3.) End of pause.
What do they have in common?
Two things: Cliffhangers and wildly committed fans. Continue reading