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‘The Quick’ keeps a refreshing pace

posted by: Joel Kight @ 07/09/14

Two summers ago, I struggled to write a review of Gillian Flynn’s “Gone Girl,” an astonishingly good book that... } more

Robert Wagner recalls the Hollywood golden era

posted by: Joel Kight @ 04/29/14

Robert Wagner is in a reflective mood. "Movies last forever," noted the veteran actor ("Broken Lance," "The... } more

Hogwarts is offering online classes

posted by: Joel Kight @ 04/21/14

Muggle-born fans of Harry Potter can now get educated from Potter’s alma mater from the comfort of their own home.   Hogwarts... } more

M.J. Rose's latest novel is breathtaking

posted by: Joel Kight @ 04/09/14

M.J. Rose's "The Collector of Dying Breaths" combines fascinating history, torrid romance and a compelling mystery into... } more

Dave Barry still hasn't figured out women

posted by: Joel Kight @ 03/16/14

Still a funny, that Dave Barry. A phone conversation with him is like sitting in the audience in a comedy club. In Florida. } more

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  • Andrew
    Shearer

    Blog: Watching movies by myself

    Summary:  I'm not saying it's lonely to be a movie critic, but we often find ourselves seated alone in an empty theatre when we're watching new stuff. I know people who say they won't go see anything unless they have at least one other person to go with, but I've always enjoyed having the place to myself. I'm not saying it's lonely to be a movie critic, but we often find ourselves seated alone in an empty theatre when we're watching new stuff. I know people who say they won't go see anything unless they have at least one other person to go with, but I've always enjoyed having the place to myself. read more

  • Jim
    Thompson

    No cartoons on racism

    As you might imagine, the vast majority of the editorial cartoons available these days for publication through the syndicate which supplies cartoons to the Athens Banner-Herald/OnlineAthens are addressing the situation in Ferguson, Mo., where the fatal shooting of a black teen by a white police officer has touched off a number of demonstrations -- some peaceful, but many not at all peaceful, with tear gas fired by police officers and gunshots fired by some protester. read more

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