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Gone Girl (Film)

Deze zomer las ik het boek Gone Girl van Gillian Flynn. Een heerlijk vakantieboek, waar ik eerder al een blog aan wijdde. Toen was al bekend dat de verfilming er aan kwam. 218 more words

Film

DJ Davis' Dichotomies

I’m a latecomer to Tremé – recommended viewing by a colleague in preparation for this trip to New Orleans, in between all the academic articles on the charter school movement and the social context. 314 more words

New Orleans

Essay about Leah Chase by A. P. Tureaud, Jr.

Long before the community at large recognized Leah Chase as an exceptional chef, civil rights advocate, and distinguished art collector, she was a Tureaud family friend. 726 more words

Leah Chase

New Orleans, Day 4

Saint Augustine Church

“Today we celebrate the 173rd anniversary of St. Augustine Church,” said the woman from the pulpit, moments before the procession began. While I’ve been traveling for this project, one of the hardest decisions has been which church to visit on a Sunday morning. 870 more words

Places

True TV confessions

We’re heading into the fall TV season, and it’s the perfect time to pause and reflect on your TV viewing habits. Have you ever had to fake that you watch a watercooler TV show because you didn’t want to seem out of the pop-culture loop? 857 more words

George Pelecanos’s THE MARTINI SHOT

This George Pelecanos’s first collection of short stories and once again demonstrates his consummate class, not just as a crime writer, but a writer.

The title piece is the longest of the collection but Pelecanos saves it for last. 250 more words

Books

Easy Does It

I honestly don’t remember my first visit to New Orleans. I drank too many White Russians (we called them Lebowski’s back in college) and I got nauseous and passed out on the second floor railing of Tipitina’s. 753 more words

Travelogues