What I Loved Week #3: Margaret Atwood, Portlandia, Tokyo Police Club, and In The Soil

What I Read MaddAddam by Margaret Atwood. After rereading The Year of the Flood, and half of Oryx and Crake in preperation, I’m finally ready. I’m halfway through this gem, and it is living up to its prestige. Not only is this series an intricately told story with beautiful and hilarious tone, but it addresses political issues of today and… Read More What I Loved Week #3: Margaret Atwood, Portlandia, Tokyo Police Club, and In The Soil

The Grand Budapest Hotel: dark sincerity, dead cats, and beautiful symmetry

Wes Anderson’s movies consistently hit the spot for me – the extraordinary (and somehow believable) characters, the silly seriousness, the perfectly organized “thing shots,” the stories within stories within stories. From the excessively formal Gustave (who invents and performs convoluted poetry on the spot), to the funicular railway trolley, to the 3 second George Clooney… Read More The Grand Budapest Hotel: dark sincerity, dead cats, and beautiful symmetry