Category: literature

Visible (Part One)

Before catching a couple shows last Thursday (Root Shock at Funk ‘N Waffles and The Magnetic Pull, Heretofore and Formidable Duke at Otro Cinco), I relaxed with Adam Gopnik’s From Paris to the Moon and an ale outside at Clark’s Ale House. I only spent about 45 minutes at the ailing beer and beef joint, but it…

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Succinct

I’ve been tackling a book: From Paris to the Moon by Adam Gopnik. The author is a frequent contributor to The New Yorker, and his award winning work is eloquent to say the least. The memoir of his years living in Paris is explorative; he dives into the country’s culture and appropriately weaves in and compares nuggets of…

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Real Terror

There were literally no words after walking out of the theatre post-The VVitch or (The Witch) — not for a few minutes, at least. There was a desire for “quiet time” or some activity to take the mind off of what was just experienced. With this film, it’s safe to say there has been a noticeable shift in horror…

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