Christopher John Stephens

Christopher John Stephens is an adjunct college English Instructor at Northeastern University and Bunker Hill Community College.

Features // 7 Articles
Columns // 7 Articles
Reviews // 3 Articles
//Features

You're Such a Lovely Audience: 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart's Club Band' | 22 May 2017 // 9:30 PM

Celebrating Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Heart’s Club Band with a little help from their friends; Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Wonder, Joe Cocker, Neil Young and the Mona Lisa Twins.

The Graduate's Alienation, Anger, and Uncertainty Resonates for College Kids Today | 2 May 2017 // 9:30 PM

This is a film about impressions, suggestions, passive-aggressive bitterness and anger that never shows its face until the last scene.

//Columns

Joe Gould, Madness, Creativity, and the World in Between | 25 May 2017 // 9:00 PM

How do we treat our most disturbed fellow citizens? How far should we go to accommodate and tolerate eccentricities for the sake of a good story?

On Norman Mailer, Jack Henry Abbott, and the Legacy of Going Too Deep Into the Belly of the Beast | 18 May 2017 // 9:00 PM

How Norman Mailer, while preparing 1979's The Executioner's Song, collaborated with Jack Henry Abbott and opened doors that should have remained shut.

//Reviews

Author Lee Smith's Memoir Is a Balance of Sweetness and Heartbreak | 25 May 2017 // 3:30 AM

Dimestore should take its place alongside Welty’s One Writer’s Beginnings and King’s On Writing as a beautiful and haunting memoir about the American journey.

The Stories in 'All Stories Are Love Stories' Are a Haunting Tribute to Perseverance | 24 May 2017 // 4:30 AM

Four characters search for healing and resolution in the wake of a San Francisco earthquake.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

'Full Throttle: Remastered' Is Both Updated and Dated

// Moving Pixels

"Full Throttle: Remastered is a game made for people who don't mind pixel hunting -- like we used to play.

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