“Draw A Crazy Picture, Write A Nutty Poem” (#96)

If you’re a dreamer, a wisher, a liar, a magic bean buyer, or you just hate doing dishes and taking the garbage out, you’ll surely find something to relate to in our latest episode on celebrated author, illustrator, poet, and all-around Renaissance Man Shel Silverstein. Though Where The Sidewalk Ends was first published in 1974, […]

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Dad’s Dead: Sad, Squabbling Siblings In ‘This Is Where I Leave You’ & ‘Skeleton Twins’

“Dad’s dead.” These are the first words of the book This Is Where I Leave You, spoken by Wendy Foxman. How does she say it? “Offhandedly, like it’s happened before, like it happens every day. It can be grating, this act of hers, to be utterly unfazed at all times, even in the face of […]

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