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…

Sickness and Slacking

They say write what you know (whose they?) and I’m doing that in spades today for this late original article entry. Basically, I’m sick. I tend to think I’m invulnerable and impervious to the effects of sickness around me but a few times a year I’m proven wrong (maybe cause I skip the flu shot).…

Working, by Studs Terkel (Preface I-III)

Preface 1: Who Built The Pyramids? At least in this first part, it’s going to be easiest to break down the book from one interview to another. I’ll try to limit references to future interviews so as not to confuse anyone. I may make some callbacks as time goes on just to show what some…

The Slacker as Detective

Lately I’ve been reading Murder on the Orient Express. Partially because I want to but also partially because my worst manager caught me bringing a book into the store. And so, for now, I’ve decided to rely on the only book in the store that I want to read. Now that I’ve had this situation…