Catherine Ramsdell
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Reviews // 124 Articles
Blogs // 7 Articles
//Features

The Power of Story in the Digital Age | 15 Jun 2009 // 9:20 PM

In an age where Twitter and Google seem to be taking over the world, how do people communicate information in a meaningful and memorable manner? They tell a story.

//Reviews

The Science of the Yuk and the Yum of Things | 3 May 2015 // 8:05 PM

John McQuaid blends history, scientific research, cultural studies, and personal anecdotes to create a lively and engaging history of taste.

Perception vs. Reality in Tracy Manaster's 'You Could Be Home By Now' | 8 Apr 2015 // 8:05 PM

Some books you just don’t want to end. Manaster’s debut is one of those books.

//Blogs

What a Kindle / Nook / iPad Can't Do: 'Ex Libris: The Art of Bookplates' | 15 Aug 2011 // 12:00 AM

Books -- real, print, physical books -- say something about their owners and so, as the book Ex Libris makes clear, do bookplates.

'Black Cats and Four-Leaf Clovers' and a Lot of Other Crazy Superstitions | 15 Sep 2010 // 2:00 AM

Sin, death, and the devil appear to be popular themes in the world of superstitions and old wives tales.

//Blogs

The Best and Worst Films of Spring 2015

// Short Ends and Leader

"January through April is a time typically made up of award season leftovers, pre-summer spectacle, and more than a few throwaways. Here are PopMatters' choices for the best and worst of the last four months.

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