Tag: review

Betting on Zero (2017 Documentary)

Betting on Zero is a 2017 documentary currently available on Netflix. It discusses Herbalife’s business practices, arguing that they way that they do business is harmful to the most vulnerable groups of people. Betting on Zero is a film that attempts to dig beneath the veneer that Herbalife and other multilevel marketing

Sour Grapes (2016 Documentary)

This is something I’m going to be experimenting with. I love watching documentaries, and I love talking about them. So, I’m going to try and talk about a documentary each week that I thought was interesting. They might be old, they might be new, they might be classic, they might

Crazy Rich Asians (2013 book)

The title of Kevin Kwan’s debut novel is pretty interesting. Is the book about Asians that are both crazy and rich, or is it about Asians that are not only rich but CRAZY rich? I’d argue that there’s a little bit of both in Crazy Rich Asians.

Christopher Robin (2018 Movie)

One of the most well-known groups of characters in literature is Christopher Robin and his friends that live in the Hundred-Acre Wood. A.A. Milne’s words and E.H. Shepard’s illustrations have taken an iron hold on the childhoods of countless of us. I grew up watching Winnie the Pooh on TV,

Review: The Outsider

CONTENT WARNING: This review will deal with sensitive topics, including the physical and sexual assault of children, and the murder of children.

The Inquisitor’s Tale

So, I managed to read a book in one day again. That’s a good sign in the case of The Inquisitor’s Tale: Or, three Magical Children and their Holy Dog by Adam Gidwitz. This book is aimed at younger audiences, probably not an adult that saw some shiny metallic details

House of Cards: Part 13

This post will be my final thoughts on House of Cards by Michael Dobbs. I had a few more posts planned, but I ended up finishing the book ahead of schedule. So I’m going to wrap it up now. I also want to avoid spoiling what happens in the later

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

I saw Book Club and I need to talk about it.

content warning: This post mentions some sexual themes, including sexual assault/rape. If that’s something that you want to avoid, I’d advise you to click away.

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