Soliflorals, fragrances based around a single flower, have a school-marmish reputation. Orange blossom and tuberose have been made trendy (Jo Malone Orange Blossom) and chic (Frédéric Malle Carnal Flower), but the idea of wearing a straightforward rose or lavender perfume still doesn’t excite many women. One might as well ask them to wear an apron over a house dress […]
The latest novel by this Canadian writer consists of three narratives, linked by a single night that an Englishwoman named Tamara spends in a Canadian airport around 1960.
“Sugar” Jennifer Nettles Written by Brandy Clark, Jessie Jo Dillon, and Jennifer Nettles A remarkable performance elevates an unremarkable song. If “Sugar” given a perfunctory performance by a lesser vocalist, I might not enjoy it at all. It’s a bit fluffy, especially … Continue reading ?
Say what you want about JD, but the company’s Single Barrel releases, which debuted in 1997, really did play a role in bringing ultra-premium whiskey to the masses. Today, JD Single Barrel remains on the top shelf of many a… Continue reading ? The post Review: Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel Select Tennessee Whiskey appeared first on Drinkhacker.
The Oakland Athletics had to stop mid-celebration and wait to find out from replay review whether they had in fact won the game on a walkoff.
Fair warning: You will find no criticism of A Bollywood Affair here. I unequivocally adored this novel and cannot think of a single reason for complaint. So, instead of the usual review rigmarole, here you will find three reasons why you should immediately grab a copy for yourself. Show More Summary
“Smokin’ and Drinkin'” Miranda Lambert with Little Big Town Written by Natalie Hemby, Luke Laird, and Shane McAnally Despite its title, Miranda Lambert’s “Smokin’ And Drinkin'” is not a rousing drinking party anthem. Instead, it is a quiet, wistful look … Continue reading ?
How many contracts do you review in any given month? How about in a year? If you run a growing business, the number of contracts you consider on an annual basis can run into the hundreds. The question is whether you really know whatShow More Summary
“While I Was Away” Pat Green Written by Zane Williams Pat Green forgoes the big productions of his big label days and blessedly revisits a more organic sound on “While I Was Away.” From the perspective of a father to … Continue reading ?
Unless you're one of those lunatics with a standing desk, you likely play a lot of video games sitting down. And whether you're a writer with a looming review deadline, a recently single game enthusiast, or a bored teenager, you know the magic of a long gaming marathon. Show More Summary
“B.Y.H.B. (Bring Your Hot Body)” Uncle Ezra Ray featuring Mark McGrath, Uncle Kracker, and Kevin Griffin) No. Grade: F
“Dibs” Kelsea Ballerini Written by Kelsea Ballerini, Jason Duke, Ryan Griffin, and Josh Kerr So. “Dibs.” What is there to say about “Dibs?” It uses the voice of a younger person well. She doesn’t sound like an older person trying … Continue reading ?
The summer season has started. I singled out a few shows, but so far only one was really gripping on the first episode: Rokka no Yuusha. Chaos Dragon and Overlord were quite generic, but that might change. There is also another show I wanted to watch, but the episode was delayed because of production trouble … Continue reading Weekly Anime Review
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To Kill a Mockingbird author Harper Lee is about to publish her first book in 55 years, and nearly everything we know about its content originated with a single source: a New York Times review. That piece, written by veteran critic Michiko...Show More Summary
I’ve never recommended an album before for single track, but there has to be a first time… This is a personal best, possibly a world record. Never, in four decades of reviewing, have I urged readers to buy a record for just six minutes of music, nor can I think of anyone else […]
I’m citing this 2011 opinion piece by Hidde Ploegh (“End the wasteful tyranny of reviewer experiments”) in a later post, but I wanted to single out this part: The scientific community should rethink how manuscripts are reviewed. Referees...Show More Summary
American single malt whiskeys get a bad rap, and that’s usually for a good reason: Many of them are borderline undrinkable. Seattle-based Westland is trying to change that perception with it offerings, all single malts, and all produced in the… Continue reading ? The post Review: Westland American Single Malt, Sherry Wood, and Peated Whiskey appeared first on Drinkhacker.
In PlanetSide 2, players take on the role of a single cog in a massive, complex war machine. And once you put in the time to become familiar with all of those various machinations and understand how they make that engine run, you?re rewarded with an exciting, genuinely satisfying shooting experience.Click To Continue Reading
Everyone at Beatrice High School knows better than to say Charlie Grimille’s name on school grounds. It was over twenty years ago when it happened, but there’s not a single person in this small Nebraska town who can’t recall the story of the horrifying freak accident during the school play of ’93, and the boy […]