The name Hercules is famous the world over. He’s been a cartoon, an adhesive pitchman, a punchline to an Eddie Murphy joke. But what did he actually do? Well …
Sacha Baron Cohen’s undressing of modern America has gone viral, but all that glitters is not gold. Looking back on the first episode of Who Is America?
Will Shortz played a prank on NPR that Tom Richards wished had been true; this caused him to think of similar people (and things) who can also kiss off into the air.
Joseph Edwin Haeger reviews Pretend We Live Here by Genevieve Hudson. (Future Tense Books)
1968 was a year beset by great division, one that birthed great international protest. If we’re looking to change the world of tomorrow, we should look to yesterday.
Joseph Edwin Haeger reviews Gathering View by Jack C. Buck. (Punch Drunk Press)
In Extremist Movie Debate, a coin flip decides who loves it and who hates it. They then debate it on the fly. This episode? Hereditary
Jessica Knoll’s new book The Favorite Sister is part TV, part feminism, part mechanical bull. Hold on tight.
I’m a fan of Henry Cavill’s Superman, but his comments on #MeToo highlight how much he has to learn. He’s apologized … I just hope he understands what for.