Posts Tagged ‘roger ebert’

Monday Medley

What we read while hiding from North Korea…

Monday Medley

What we read that wasn’t about Michelle Obama’s hair…

  • Michael Weinreb on Donald Westlake, whose novels serve as the source for the new movie, Parker.

Monday Medley

What we read while taking multiple small steps…

  • Roger Ebert discusses Gene Siskel’s disdain for “Lip Flap,” which sounds pretty much like small talk.

Monday Medley

What we read while President Obama’s position on gay marriage was intelligently designed…

Monday Medley

What we read while reading great cosmic significance into a Broncos game…

Monday Medley

What we read while remembering old acquaintances, to be contrarian…

  • The second season of Portlandia debuts on January 6th. Margaret Talbot writes about Carrie Brownstein for The New Yorker, and Vulture interviews Brownstein and Fred Armisen.

Monday Medley

What we read while wondering what it’d be like if we’d never been born…

Monday Medley

What we read while assigning baseball allegiances to past assassins…

  • If we were to begin a series of old, esoteric interviews, this one from the Paris Review of Jorge Luis Borges would be a good starting point. Learn, among other things, what Borges’ favorite fabricated English word is. Unfortunately, while discussing the origin of character names, he does not bring up our resident sports revolutionary.

Monday Medley

What we read while contemplating the art of winning an unfair game…

Monday Medley

What we read while returning from our covert mission overseas…