Generally speaking, economics books are not meant to make for pleasant reading.Continue reading “You Can’t Spell ‘Economics’ without ‘Comics’ — “Why Superman Doesn’t Take Over the World” Reviewed”
The best thing about the digital revolution is that there are almost no rules. Like independent films in the early ’90s, creators are using available technology to push boundaries and reinvent the way things are done. Thus, the rise of the e-book and the availability of self-publishing now allows a superfan to create their own digital scrapbook of their favorite writer/director/podcaster/author.Continue reading “A Colorful Career Retrospective: “A Kevin Smith Scrapbook” Reviewed”
After four decades, it’s hard to create a hip-hop project that doesn’t sound like everything else that has come before it while also maintaining the elements of what has made the music endure and grow for so long.
Sometimes, though, an album finds a new space that hasn’t been plundered yet. A World Only Gods Know, the new project from Scorcese and Alpha Davis, aims to be one those albums.
For the past four years, I have sent out a monthly newsletter in which I summarize and review each book I read that month.
If a (supposedly) new Wu-Tang Clan album doesn’t move the needle the way it once did, it’s largely because it’s easy to be skeptical about new material coming out of Shaolin.Continue reading “A Wu-Tang Album in Name Only – The Deception of “The Saga Continues””
Trailblazing can be a gift and a curse.
There are very few guarantees in pop culture. It’s hard to know why a seemingly average song becomes a hit or why a can’t-miss film flops.
When I graduated from business school in 2010, I finally had a bit more free time and I decided that I would dedicate much of that time to reading and writing.
Every month, I send out a monthly reading newsletter and every December, I send out my best of the year list. Here are my selections: