December 2013 archive

Boardwalk Empire

I’ve become addicted to a new television show called Boardwalk Empire. In case you’re unfamiliar it’s the story of Atlantic City at the beginning of prohibition. It stars Steve Buscemi, Kelly Macdonald and a ton of other super talented people like Michael Shannon who is depicted here as Federal Agent Nelson Van Alden of the …

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Oscar Wao

  “Of what import are brief, nameless lives… to Galactus??” is the quote that opens the story in ┬áThe Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz. And when a book without pictures starts off with a quote from Galactus I assume it’s worth reading. So I did. And in this case I certainly …

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