Tag Archives: newspapers

Incendiary (1)

Incendiary Chris Cleave I figured I'd follow Michelle's lead on jotting down mini-reviews of books she read last year. She's already two in so far this year and working on her third most likely, and so am I. I think the last time I spent so much time "in" book-London was Zadie Smith's "White Teeth." […]

QotD: My First Gig

What was your very first job?  Submitted by Laurel. Newspaper – Morning Delivery From age 13 to 17, I delivered a tiny, uninfluential paper no one's ever heard of to between sixty and sixty-five doorsteps along a few streets south and west of the Forest Glen Metro station in Silver Spring, Md. My brother Erin […]

“Superman Returns”

Pretty savior-centric, sis. You WILL believe Jesus is magic. When I could, I focused on the media over the message. The kid with the cameraphone producing what Frank Langella-as-Perry White calls an "iconic" picture vs. poor Sam Huntington-as-Jimmy Olsen's vague blur-caps. Kevin Spacey-as-Lex Luthor's goons documenting the evil-that-they-do with video cameras. Kate Bosworth-as-Pulitzer-Prize winning editorial writer Lois Lane) clearly […]