Sorry to Bother You (Movie Review)

On the way back from Sorry to Bother You (directed and written by The Coup’s Boots Riley) a couple of my friends were discussing what made the film work. We all agreed that it was a movie we’d never seen before and unlike Black Panther (a terrific movie in its own right) it wasn’t just…

A Movie Nearly Left Behind (Clerks II Review)

If you’ve read my review of the original Clerks then you know I’m a pretty big fan. And that I’m especially a big fan of Randal and his existentialist ways as well as the absurdist tempo of the film. There is an excellent spirit of slacking and appreciating the slacker in that film and while…

Working, by Studs Terkel (BOOK ONE)

Working The Land Pierce Walker This chapter has a lot of logical progressions and it starts off with a solid choice as far as land laborers go: An old-fashioned (and self-described poor) farmer. Walker has “about five-hundred acres” to labor on and has lived where both his father and his grandfather worked the land. Tradition…