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The Sawbones Book: The Hilarious, Horrifying Road to Modern Medicine

Since 2013, Justin and Sydnee McElroy have worked together on their podcast, Sawbones: A Marital Tour of Misguided Medicine on the Maximum Fun network. I’ve been listening to the show pretty much religiously for a couple of years now, and I find it to be a lighthearted and digestible way to satiate my curiosity about

To Kill a Mockingbird (2018 graphic novel adaptation)

It’s been a while since I read To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. I think I’ll talk about the original novel and Go Set a Watchman at a later time, but I want to talk about the new adaptation as a graphic novel. Fred Fordham took passages from the

Crazy Rich Asians (2018 Movie)

Now that I’ve reviewed the book, once again it’s time to see how the movie measures up. All in all, I think that it’s a good adaptation. Every film adaptation has differences and omissions from the source material. I tried to keep my review of the novel fairly spoiler-free, but

House of Cards: Part 12

As hard as Henry Collingridge had been trying to hold his party together, his career just couldn’t handle this latest scandal. Whether or not he and his brother are guilty of the financial dealings of which they were accused. Collingridge meets with his cabinet to discuss his resignation. He tells

House of Cards: Part 11

Enough of the buildup, it’s time for Francis Urquhart’s plan to finally fall into place. Henry Collingridge takes the worst timed after-breakfast walk of his career at the beginning of this section. He left before his secretary was about to give him some pretty bad news. Instead, he finds out

House of Cards: Part 10

After that meeting, we take some time to check on Mattie.

House of Cards: Part 8

Mattie is at a loss as to what to do. Her editor rejected her story outright, leaving her with nothing. If she wants any hope of getting her story published, she has to find some way to verify the source of the poll.

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