Jason Arment reviews the two movies Mandy and The House That Jack Built and distinguishes them as parody versus satire.
Tom Lutz has quietly been structuring one of the four corners of the Southern California literary scene. Patrick A. Howell spoke with Dr. Lutz about receiving the American Book Award in 2008 and his take on current events.
Joseph Edwin Haeger reviews The Lonesome Bodybuilder by Yukiko Motoya; translated by Asa Yoneda. (Soft Skull Press)
The Queen of Sheba crosses time, religion, and form. Not bad for someone who might not have existed.
It’s official, it only takes two hours of Googling before you become an expert in whatever it is you’re arguing.
Those who attempt to mash philosophical meaning into adult cartoons are usually off the mark. However, BoJack Horseman deserves the overthink, as it is a great nuanced discussion about mental health.
The big day is finally here. But while you’re fighting with your relatives over the same old issues, Christmas in far-flung places is far crazier than yours.
It might be the fastest-selling PS4 game of all time, but Spider-Man has made a subtle attempt to make players aware of the world outside their version of New York.
As part of The Big Smoke’s Next Gen program, Cara Barnard (age 11) wants us to embrace the true spirit of Christmas and give to those who aren’t as fortunate.