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  • Mike’s Movie Minute: Mandy November 8, 2018
    Mandy comes to DVD on October 30, 2018 Mandy is a hard to describe movie. I’d argue it was the role Nicolas Cage was born to play, but that would imply he was born and isn’t some sort of Lovecraftian elder god who always has been and always will be. If that sentence made you […]
  • Love and Treasure November 6, 2018
    This month the Monday Evening Book Group discussed Ayelet Waldman’s 2014 novel Love and Treasure. The story is told in five pieces including a prologue and an epilogue and spans one hundred years. While some of these parts share characters, a stolen pendant is the main thread that connects all of the pieces of the story. Jack Wiseman […]
  • It Ain’t So Awful, Falafel November 5, 2018
    It Ain’t So Awful, Falafel by Firoozeh Dumas is set in Southern California in the 1970’s. Iranian Zomorod and her parents have recently moved, her father is an engineer in the oil industry working on a joint project between the US and Iran. Zomorod feels like an outsider in California as well as within her own home. […]
  • Mike’s Movie Minute: Unfriended: Dark Web November 1, 2018
    Unfriended: Dark Web October 16th, 2018 Okay, so I know they’re kinda goofy, but I’ll be completely honest: I love the Unfriended movies. I’ve written before about how a low budget is the mother of innovation, and while the original has a lower budget (and ends up more clever) this one is still pretty low-budget […]