Living While Black – Even after the publication of Between the World and Me

Several years ago, in 2016, after Philando Castile was murdered by police in St. Paul, Minnesota, I wrote an essay further inspired by Between the World and Me by Ta- Nehisi Coates. It was so raw, real, revealing too much of my gut that I opted not to put it here, out into the world. … Continue reading Living While Black – Even after the publication of Between the World and Me

The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

 anThe Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman My rating: 4 of 5 stars View all my reviews I think I read somewhere that The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman was considered a horror story. If I did - I'll check around for that reference - it's the most incorrect assessment of this story.  Perhaps … Continue reading The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

My Literary Crush – Ponyboy Curtis

This was originally a post for the #ReelInfatuation Blogathon a few years ago that I participated in with my classic movie site, Goosepimply All Over, celebrating my movie crush. It's been updated a bit. Since he's also my literary crush, it's quite relevant here as well. 🙂 When I recently watched The Outsiders (1983) not … Continue reading My Literary Crush – Ponyboy Curtis

Fire and Fury – this episode reminds me of one from The Golden Girls

Well, certainly now on my reading list is Michael Wolff's Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House, you know - the one for which 45 had a cease and desist letter sent to the publisher to stop its publication. That paper was wasted for naught. The book's the Number 1 bestseller on Amazon and it just came … Continue reading Fire and Fury – this episode reminds me of one from The Golden Girls