Monthly Archives: October 2014

Boston Theatre: Displaced Hindu Gods Trilogy

On October 25th, I attended the New England premiere of The Displaced Hindu Gods Trilogy, by Aditi Brennan Kapil, staged by Company One at the BCA Plaza Theatres. My¬† review has been posted on My Entertainment World. Check it out, … Continue reading

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Halloween on a Tight Budget

It’s that time of year: jack o’ lanterns adorn the streets, kids run around picking up candy, decked out in awesome costumes like the lucky bastards they are, while us poor grown-up saps either accompany them or squeeze into inappropriate … Continue reading

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Tuesday Poetry: Centennial of Dylan Thomas’s Birth

That video should be enough to pique your interest in Dylan Thomas. Born 100 years ago yesterday, Thomas rocked the poetry world with his mellifluous voice and furious words, raising as many eyebrows as he did cheers. William Grimes wrote … Continue reading

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Just Attended: Boston Bookfest 2014

Alas and alack: I couldn’t attend more than one event at this year’s Boston Book Festival. I was attending the press marathon performance of the three plays that comprise Company One’s Displaced Hindu Gods Trilogy (review posted at My Theatre … Continue reading

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By the Book: New York Times Book Review Interviews

This tome came into the bookstore I work at, yesterday: I bought it immediately. I read the New York Times Sunday Book Review every week, and one of the funnest parts is the By the Book interview of various literary … Continue reading

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Just Found Out: National Reading Group Month

Who knew? It’s National Reading Group Month! I highly endorse joining a book club. They come in all shapes, sizes, and levels of association. Despite some common misconceptions, these meetings aren’t a chore, or a chance to show off your … Continue reading

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Literary Tid-Bits: Map of the USA and fun with the word “Czar”

These two links were bouncing around the internet last week, and are fun to revisit: Brooklyn Magazine published the Literary Map of the United States. Take a look and see how well you think each state is matched with a … Continue reading

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