Last Monday, I reviewed Jodi Picoult’s newest novel, A SPARK OF LIGHT, which is little more than a pro-choice treatise impugning the privileged white man (cis male) as well as those whack-a-doodle Christians who are nuttier than Austin Powers’ coffee. I didn’t set out to follow up Picoult’s exercise in misery by reading another novel … More In the Matter of Life and Death
Bestselling author, Jodi Picoult has a plot formula that works for her. In each of her books, she tackles a specific controversial issue through the eyes of characters who find themselves in the cross-hairs of a given moral dilemma. Her latest novel is no exception. In Picoult’s SPARK OF LIGHT, characters grapple with the repercussions … More A Spark of Light or the Kiss of Death?
Maybe Guy Lombardo’s hit song, “Auld Lang Syne” was better back in the 1920’s than today…think about it–we need massive quantities of alcohol to bring us to sing the dog, and even so, we can barely remember the lyrics. I mean, who really needs a song celebrating the fair-weather friends who come and go in … More Auld Lang Syne or See Ya Later, Sucker?