Sriracha

Sriracha

Sriracha, short documentary directed by Griffin Hammond –Review by Ashley Linne Who knew a condiment had a cult following and its own movie? Sriracha is a 33-minute documentary about—you guessed it—Sriracha hot sauce. The film documents a condiment love like no...
Killers of the Flower Moon

Killers of the Flower Moon

Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI By David Grann —Review by Paula Jones   As a high school senior, after reading William Faulkner’s “As I Lay Dying,” I was left enraged by the overwhelmingly selfish motivations of Anse...
The Complete Stories of Flannery O’Connor

The Complete Stories of Flannery O’Connor

The Complete Stories of Flannery O’Connor –Review by Teri Hyrkas “Why would Flannery O’Connor ruin her short stories by including gratuitous violence in them?” This was the question raised by a friend who heard that I had attended a...
A Theology of the Ordinary

A Theology of the Ordinary

August 19, 2017 Book Review A Theology of the Ordinary By Julie Canlis ISBN 978-0-692-84028-3 Published 2017 –Review by Douglas Balzer   Wonder! It is one characteristic I appreciate in a book. When an author is able to capture me as Julie Canlis did in her...
A Man Called Ove

A Man Called Ove

A Man Called Ove, featuring Rolf Lassgård, Bahar Pars, and Filip Berg Rated PG-13 –Review by Ashley Linne A Man Called Ove is a story about someone who appears to be the typical cantankerous “old man next door” until you get to know him. A moving and dark comedy...
Evicted

Evicted

Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City By Matthew Desmond –Review by Paula Jones Around 380 BC Plato wrote, “Our current state of affairs reduces to poverty men born for better things.” This short sentence summarizes Harvard Sociologist Matthew...