Sunday, March 6, 2016 - 4:56pm

While there should be an effort to improve diversity in cinema today, there was never a moment in “Whiskey Tango Foxtrot” that didn't feel authentic to its inspirations or locations.

Monday, February 22, 2016 - 12:55am

My friends and I were never not going to be simulacra and Naylor knew that — but it felt like she loved us anyways. We could be whoever we wanted for as long as we wanted, and that was beautiful.

Monday, January 25, 2016 - 4:18pm

Rather than yearning for an age I barely knew, though, I’m choosing to embrace the way social media and the Internet in general has changed our lives.

Monday, January 11, 2016 - 12:23am

More and more established authors are conflating the status of literary with the escapism of genre.

Sunday, January 3, 2016 - 11:26pm

“The Danish Girl” is a beautiful yet superficial depiction of the life of a transgender pioneer.

Sunday, January 3, 2016 - 11:21pm

“Breathe” is a film that is unafraid to redefine and break the schemas we have of teenage girls and their relationships.

Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 1:27pm

“This is not your mama’s Christmas show,” Erin Zindle said in between infectious laughs. “But it’s the kind of show that can be enjoyed by moms and dads and grandmas and little kids and people of all ages, and so there’s something for everyone in it.”

The Christmas show Zindle is talking about is the eighth annual Ebird and Friends Annual Holiday Show, to be held at The Ark on Dec. 11. Zindle, otherwise known as Ebird, is the lead vocalist and instrumentalist of the local band The Ragbirds, a five-piece band she started with her husband about 10 years ago.

Sunday, November 15, 2015 - 9:55pm

“Where are you from?” is often the first or second friendly question we get when meeting new people. So to have literature intercede and do some of the work for us, essentially assigning responsibility for the identity of a state to a particular book, is a strange idea.

Sunday, November 1, 2015 - 10:20pm

I decided I had to embark upon a literary journey unlike any other I have previously contemplated – I had to read “Infinite Jest.”

Monday, October 5, 2015 - 4:34pm

Even with the political agenda abbreviated to 140 characters, the political memoir still finds a way into the hearts and hands of the American voter. In fact, for the last 60 years, every winning presidential candidate has first published a book.