HORSEMEN OF THE ESOPHAGUS

I love, or rather, live to eat. While recent years have witnessed an embrace of more elitist fare, Iím still a sucker for heart-stopping…

RED DRAGON

I read a book once called, Four Screenplays: Studies in the American Screenplay. Essentially the author takes four blockbuster movies and analyzes the scripts, explaining along the way why they were such moneymakers and cultural phenomenons. Alongside Terminator 2, Dances With Wolves and Thelma and Louise is a section dealing with The Silence of the […]

POLITICIANS, PARTISANS AND PARASITES – TUCKER CARLSON

Okay, I’ll admit it. Unlike the rabid, witless Ann Coulter, Tucker Carlson is not
a cunt.

THE PLOT AGAINST AMERICA – PHILIP ROTH

When a writer of Philip Rothís caliber takes a break from greatness, his work is still good enough to satisfy.

NO ONE’S EVEN BLEEDING

The kids Lenny describes — ignorant, rude, self-righteous, violent, and contemptuous of all authority — are universal of course…

MOVIE WARS

The question this book seeks to answer is simple: why do
today’s movies suck?

MEAN ON SUNDAY

Ray Nitschke, the most beloved, feared and
dominant player in Green Bay’s long and storied history.

LOSER GOES FIRST

Author Dan Kennedy is, from all appearances, not the sort of man who should be writing a book.

LITTLE CHILDREN – Book Review

LITTLE CHILDREN A Novel By Tom Perrotta Matt Cale finds time to read… It might take most people a lifetime to figure out, but after reading Tom Perrotta’s latest novel, I have the answer — the number one, and perhaps only reason why marriages fail — the creation and presence of children. Why do men […]

LIES AND THE LYING LIARS WHO TELL THEM

It doesn’t take much to expose the right-wing hypocrites that currently dominate our culture as lying frauds, but in Al Franken’s delightfully vicious new book