April 2008

Still: Cowboys at the Start of the 21st Century

Stillby Robb KendrickUniversity of Texas PressFebruary 2008, 232 pages. $50.00 Robb Kendrick has a great passion for the tintype photographic process. In Still, he uses this process to

True crime author launches poker blog

Cannibalsby Jimmy Lee ShreeveJohn Blake PublishingApril 2008, 288 pages ... because it’s just about the greatest PR headline I’ve ever seen. The skinny? UK-based true crime

Read It, Junior - It’s Good for You!

Pictures ‘n’ Words: This one is about comic books. Do a search on Amazon for recent releases by the novelist Jodi Picoult and you’ll

News round-up: Judge finds Harry Potter complex, and more.

Steven Vander Ark Judge in Potter case isn’t a fan Judge Robert Patterson, heading up the case involving J.K. Rowling’s attempt to

Spring Break Reading

Spring break means no school library hours for me this week. (Sadly, no actual spring break trip in sight, merely additional hours at my other

J.M. Coetzee’s 2020 vision

J.M. Coetzee Australians are quick to claim celebrities as our own, even when the connection is tenuous. Russell Crowe is ours (born in New

Blood on Paper opens

‘Open Secret’, Anthony Caro, 2004. Ivory PressCourtesy Opening this week at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum is Blood on Paper, an exhibition

You Must Read Lois Lowry and Sloane Crosley

“Then, as my mother read those first few pages of The Yearling, I saw blue-gray smoke rising from the chimney of a simple cabin, and

Window into Botswana

As part of my audio book musings I’d like to note that one series which caught my eye at my local library is Alexander

News round-up: Pulitzer Edition

Editor and Publisher reports on the timing of the Washington Post‘s Pulitzer sweep: Is it irony or just today’s newspaper reality that The

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'SUPERHOTLine Miami' Is Exactly What It Sounds Like

// Moving Pixels

"SUPERHOTLine Miami provides a perfect case study in how slow-motion affects the pace and tone of a game.

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