Archives for February 2015

Bookstore Review: McNally Jackson, Where You Can Shop, Self-Publish, and Sip Espresso

Words and Illustration by Haley Houseman. With a lively social media presence and supportive atmosphere, McNally Jackson is out to […]

Current Events and the Big Screen: ‘Rosewater’ and the Arab Spring

By Haley Houseman. Jon Stewart’s The Daily Show encourages us to take our current events with both seriousness and levity, but […]

Literary Destination: The Edinburgh Writer’s Museum

Written by Stéphanie de Geus. Edinburgh at night steals your breath away. It’s love at first sight. In one glance, the […]

We Recommend This Bag: Kulkea Boot Trekker

Snap on your helmet and pack in your boots: It’s time to go skiing. But instead of throwing everything into […]

‘American Sniper’ and the Problem of Adapting Memoir

By Antoinette Weil As American Sniper settles into the throne of top-grossing war movie of all time, the controversy surrounding the […]

The Hundred-Foot Journey: Comforts of Food and Home

By Haley Houseman The Hundred-Foot Journey is as much about the homes we carry with us, as it is about […]

The Theory of Everything: An Imperfect Romance of Love and Science

By Alex Nicoll The Theory of Everything begins with a scene of Stephen Hawking riding a bicycle. This image is […]

50 Shades of Belle du Jour: Sex, Writing, and Making Movies

Article and Illustration by Haley Houseman Despite the pearl-clutching that occurred when Fifty Shades of Grey appeared on our cultural radar, […]

We Recommend This App: Photosynth

by Alex Nicoll Photosynth is an app on iOS and Windows phones that allows you to make panoramas of any […]

Following ‘Inherent Vice’ Down the Rabbit Hole

By Amanda Festa “What goes around may come around, but it never ends up exactly the same place, you ever […]