A Star is Born is a Sweet and Bleak Movie

In this remake of the classic movie A Star is Born, Lady Gaga falls in love with Bradley Cooper and rises to fame while his career stalls as he struggles with addiction. … More A Star is Born is a Sweet and Bleak Movie

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Postcards from the Edge, by Carrie Fisher: Book Review

An actress struggles toward sobriety in this fictionalized version of Carrie Fisher’s own struggles with substance abuse, famously adapted into a movie starring Meryl Streep and Shirley MacLaine. … More Postcards from the Edge, by Carrie Fisher: Book Review

The Turner House, by Angela Flournoy: Book Review

“Humans haunt more houses than ghosts do.” On the surface it would be easy to read and digest (perhaps even to dismiss) The Turner House as a simple family saga. To do so would be to miss the point entirely, and to miss an incredibly layered portrait of America, Detroit, racial politics, and more. The Turners … More The Turner House, by Angela Flournoy: Book Review