Arts & Ent.

REVIEW: “That Summer”

This summer is going to be the best one ever. You’ve got dozens of things planned: time with friends and family, a weekend getaway or two, cookouts, parades, a neighborhood party, your schedule is packed already. Yep, this will be a summer you’ll never forget; as in the new novel, “That Summer” by Jennifer Weiner, that[Read More…]

REVIEW: “The Music of Bees”

Help! Quick, you need an extra set of hands, a couple of strong arms, strong backs, shoulders you can lean on, another brain to pick. You wouldn’t normally ask, but you need assistance; a leg-up for a minute and you’ll be fine. As in the new novel, “The Music of Bees”[Read More…]

Pixar’s Soul has that and more

As we reached the beginning of what hopefully will be the final stage of the Covid-19 pandemic, the storied studio behind some of your favorite animated features made the surprise decision to release Soul, the latest entry in the Pixar canon, for free to people that already subscribe to Disney+.[Read More…]

Animaniacs still zany to the max on Hulu

Yakko, Wakko and Dot return in the reboot of Animaniacs on Hulu, along with fan favorites Pinky and Brain. Do you know what I find even more annoying than constant Hollywood reboots of successful properties? Critics constantly complaining about how Hollywood likes to reboot successful properties. If bringing back a[Read More…]

REVIEW: “The Greatest Beer Run Ever: A Memoir of Friendship, Loyalty, and War” by John “Chick” Donohue & J.T. Molloy

“The Greatest Beer Run Ever: A Memoir of Friendship, Loyalty, and War” by John “Chick” Donohue & J.T. Molloy c.2020, Wm. Morrow $27.99 / $34.99 Canada 249 pages Nobody wants to go there. You really don’t understand the appeal. There are no attractions, no fun rides, no true reason to[Read More…]