A timely reminder that rock and roll is meant to be fun.
Two dusted-off gems are reviewed: one from the Bill Evans Trio, the other from Cannonball Adderley.
This is a magnificent representation of music from Star Trek The Next Generation, and it's all on a limited edition 3-CD set that spans nearly four hours.
Summer, The Surfaris, Wipe Out, and other delights.
A review of classics by Ornette Coleman, Chet Baker, Thelonious Monk, and Ella Fitzgerald with Joe Pass.
A plausible graphic novel plums 9-11 angst as it recalls paranoid conspiracy flicks of the seventies.
Q&A with Jean Johnson on her newest release A Soldier's Duty, prefaced with a review. Short version: It's awesome but she might be more awesome.
The Wild Geese is a spare, yet intricate, read.
An up-to-date and informative reference guide about the USA and the world.
A distinctive and compelling story for young adult readers full of generous and interesting characters.
"I can read all the old classics without running out of room on my shelf."
An anthology of shorter work by American playwrights begs the question - is it all really the best?
The story of the improbable success of the 1893 Chicago world fair and the impossible suspect, a serial killer.
Definitely a western, albeit an unconventional one.
All it takes is for a few in power to decide to take action to save the children and save Yemen.
Americans are fixated on our demise — whether at the hands of aliens or apes.
What I think of Yadier Molina's disappointing fit and following response.
The ink on the debt deal legislation isn't even dry and the debate it was designed to quell is raging once again. And it will continue until politics is replaced by fortitude.
Barack Obama's policy decisions continue to befuddle both his opponents and his supporters.
It's time for a new kind of interfaith, anti-war movement in America
A light and elegant gluten free dessert.
An Elegant Brunch or Simple Supper Dish That Comes Together in a Snap!
An Elegant and Easy Way to Use Leftover Rotisserie Chicken and Summer Produce