Episode Description: Mark Oppenheimer is an essayist, reporter, critic, and one of the United States’ leading investigators of religion. His new book, The Zen Predator of the Upper East Side, is an investigation of the decades of sexual scandal surrounding Japanese Zen teacher Eido Shimano. Show More Summary
Like any masterpiece, Carl Barks' 1949 comic book story "Lost in the Andes" means many things to many critics, each one finding something new with every reading. Read the rest
“Recently, there have been a number of articles in the foreign press about Chinese censorship, with the tone highly critical of American authors who accept changes to their manuscripts in order to publish in mainland China. The articles tend to take a narrowly Western perspective: they rarely examine how such books are read by Chinese, […]
Post by Suzee Skwiot. It's easily the most controversial and anticipated movie of 2015. The entire series has been criticized starting with the 2011 release of the book. But love it or hate it, Fifty Shades of Grey is a movie worth seeing twice. Show More Summary
Dan Arel, Patheos: After publishing in his book, Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation that he is critical of GMOs he spent time with scientists in the field and revised his views and says he will be revising his book for the second edition due out in the fall of 2015. Show More Summary
I am not a film critic, not by any stretch of the imagination. Nor am I an expert on BDSM. Although after seeing Fifty Shades of Grey, I kinda want to be... And I haven't read the book, so any comparisons, for better or worse, are lost on me. Show More Summary
Paul Kersey releases yet another book critical of "Black people" as his primary "Secondary Source Of Income" harvested from his crew of White right-wing bigots."SBPDL" is so bent on the notion that GENETICS are the cause of the ailments...Show More Summary
It feels as if everyone who’s teaching a poetry class this semester is teaching Claudia Rankine’s Citizen. (I’m sure it’s being taught in nonfiction courses, as well; it’s been nominated for a National Book Critics Circle Award in both poetry… Continue reading ?
I’ve read the book and yes, it is poorly written, yes, it is a romantic written version of any porn video and yes, my opinion technically agrees with most of the critics in the internet but I learned to limit discussing every single opinion I have and try not to overreact explaining what I think with other people.
Assailants hacked to death an American secular writer and blogger of Bangladeshi origin and seriously wounded his wife outside a book fair in Dhaka, the South Asian nation’s capital, officials said Friday.
Someone has been dumping books on a Colorado highway. Who is this mysterious critic/lazy jerk? News by Peter Derk Book critique? General littering? Modern art? Statement on the inconvenience of print media? Whatever it is, someone'sShow More Summary
There are bucket lists. And then there are bucket shopping lists. Mimi Sheraton, former food critic for the New York Times, is currently on a tour to promote her book 1,000 Foods To Eat Before You Die. The book took ten years to compile...Show More Summary
Responding to a familiar comic book criticism, Bulimia.com has "reverse Photoshopped" comic covers to give superheroes average American body types.
In his book titled Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People, author, film historian and critic Jack G. Shaheen analyzes the negative impact of Hollywood's cinematic stereotypes. He bases his writing on a study of more than 900 films through which, he writes, "... Show More Summary
A truck driver under investigation in Wednesday's Metrolink crash in Oxnard will be in court Thursday. He was booked on suspicion of felony hit-and-run in the collision that injured 28 people, four of them critically.
The slow shift to digital first seems to be hitting critical mass this week. We've got a webcomic that was Kickstartered (sp? Or I guess conj?) onto paper, then picked up by Image; a Monkeybrain...
Many comic book fans took notice that several people at the Oscars on Sunday took jabs at superhero films. Everyone from host Neil Patrick Harris to Jack Black had some harsh criticism of comic book movies, raving about “Superman, Spider-man,...Show More Summary
Official Author WebsiteRead my review of The Better Part of Darkness Read my review of The Darkest Edge of Dawn Read Fantasy Book Critic's review of The Hour Of Dust and Ashes Read Fantasy Book Critic’s review of Shadows Before The Sun...Show More Summary
The characters in the books I loved — and still do — were overwhelmingly white and I never questioned it.
Kim Coates, who starred as Tig Trager in the critically acclaimed and popular FX series, Sons of Anarchy, has been chosen to star in a new comic book movie directed by one of the co-founders of the band Slipknot. Officer Downe was a one-shot comic by Joe Casey and Chris Burnham. Show More Summary