Fiction, Lit, Reviews

Review: Searching for Meaning in the Absurd World of Rajkamal Chaudhary’s Traces of Boots on Tongue and Other Stories

The late Indian writer Rajkamal Chaudhary (1929–1967) came to prominence in the first two decades of independent India in the 1950s and ’60s, producing a prolific number of works in […]

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Film, Film & TV, Interview

Interview: Filmmaking Duo Daniels on the Multiverse, Working with Film Royalty and As Much As They Could Fit Into Everything, Everywhere, All At Once

For those who have been lucky enough to experience the year’s first truly great filmgoing experience, Everything Everywhere All at Once, interest level in the filmmakers “Daniels” is likely piqued. […]

Steve Prokopy /
Film, Film & TV

Review: Kurt Vonnegut: Unstuck in Time Celebrates the Life and Weirdness of the Slaughterhouse Five Author

You don’t expect to see the film director as a major character in his own documentary. But in the case of Kurt Vonnegut: Unstuck in Time, director Robert B. Weide […]

Nancy S Bishop /
Film, Film & TV, Review

Review: Howard Introduces the Lyricist Behind Some of Disney Animation’s Most Iconic Soundtracks


In his own way, songwriter Howard Ashman was as important a creator of a type of musical theater as more established lyricists like Stephen Sondheim, Ira Gershwin, Cole Porter, Andrew […]

Steve Prokopy /
Stages, Theater

New York Review: Vonnegut’s Happy Birthday, Wanda June Is a Wacky Dark Satire on 42nd Street

If you’re a Kurt Vonnegut reader, Happy Birthday, Wanda June will sound familiar. I was sure I had read it long ago when I was devouring everything he wrote. But no, […]

Nancy S Bishop /