Kerrie Mills is a Canadian cultural critic and writer who has been exploring the Technicolour waters of pop-culture to online laughs and acclaim since 2002. She recently added significant print acclaim to her resume as the author of the PopMatters article Bob & Ray: The Two and Only, reprinted as liner notes in a recent CD retrospective.
All the Faith in the World: Holiday | 13 Apr 2009 // 4:59 PM
Holiday is the sort of movie that gives those who do know it the satisfyingly superior glow of being in on something really good.
Bob & Ray: The Two and Only | 27 Mar 2008 // 6:00 PM
Turning back the clock, Kerrie Mills explores the pairing of two men who became cornerstones of modern American comedy, as well as icons of the mid-20th century media landscape, Bob & Ray.
Black Like Me: The 50th Anniversary Edition by John Howard Griffin | 25 Jul 2012 // 6:05 PM
This is a book that discusses, quite simply, man’s inhumanity to man – man’s denial of humanity to man -- on a sort of ground-floor instinctual level that not only compels the reader to respond in kind, but further insists they think about their response.
The Ever-Changing Story of Us: 'A Brief History of Diaries: From Pepys to Blogs' | 26 Jun 2012 // 6:10 PM
In a hundred pages, Alexandra Johnson expertly captures the elusive fascination of mankind's fascination with itself.
The Most Reluctant Spy: Sky One's 'Spy' | 23 Jan 2012 // 2:00 AM
Spy is honestly a wonderful thing to watch. Basically, everything that's wrong with this show is technical, fixable stuff. What's right about it -- if nurtured properly -- has the opportunity to become one of the classic Britcoms of the new decade.
Horrible Histories: Or, How Children's TV Grew Up in a Hurry | 10 Nov 2011 // 12:10 AM
Nominally a kiddie series, the TV adaptation of Horrible Histories has a sharp comic intelligence. It might just be one of the most successful original comedy shows to appear in years.