Premise: If a story, then a storyteller.
Premise: A story.
Conclusion: A storyteller.
Chapter Nine of Peace Like a River — the best novel of the first quarter century of the millennia and yes, I know there are
Did not know this until just now but a few weeks ago was World Tuberculosis Day, which honors the date the TB bacterium was discovered
Silence is the real. Words lie on top. + To be alone with the Alone He drapes himself in silence Art, too, is the fruit
A report from the lab — She’ll talk sometimes, make an endless series of noises with inflections and rhythm and pauses. Or she’ll just scream
Well we watched the end of Planet of the Apes. Oy. The 2001 version ends, as you may know, in a massive battle scene, like
Going to start a little experiment. Well, it’s not terribly small, given that it will take nearly a third of a year that’s already one-fourth
Relent is not Repent. Relent is … Oh, OK … yeah. I shouldn’t. Repent is … not that.
The porch steps were slick with rain this morning, and I realized I knew people whose first reaction to someone slipping on them would not
If Tim Tebow never plays another down as an NFL Quarterback it won’t be because he can’t. It will be because they say he can’t.
Don’t drive angry. And don’t drive ignorant. That’s the lesson of the Bill Murray movie, eponymous to the name of yesterday’s Punxsutawney festivities. The movie is
They say of Jim Brown — When he got to the end zone he acted like he’d been there before. They don’t say this of
This is part two of a two-part post on why, some 45 years later, Columbo still matters. Part one is here. This essay is excerpted