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Reading Series You Should Know: The Marrow

Although I hesitate to try and categorize the wide spectrum of live-lit in Chicago, the focus at The Marrow seemed to be more on the writing than the performance aspect, which was a great new experience for me personally.

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The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

She was in shock. Her mother was gone. Her brother was dead. And she was in a strange place that scared her.

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak describes the compelling story of Liesel Meminger, and her hardships of living in the slums of Munich, Germany during World War II. 375 more words

Books With Movies

The Whistler (1944)

Director: William Castle

Columbia capitalized on the success of the popular radio series The Whistler by basing a series of eight films on the mystery anthology starring Richard Dix. 204 more words

Reviews

Monday Media Mirth (LASERs, Dragons, and Shrunken Heads)

Howdy,

Neil Patrick Harris.  Joseph Gordon-Levitt.  If there are two spiffier three-name fellows out there, I certainly do not know them.  And should they do a live comedy sketch together?  270 more words

10/19 Byzantine Time Machine @ The Whistler

Can you imagine the sound of a Middle Eastern darbuka processed digitally through a frequency shifter? How about a Greek dulcimer with oscillating temporal flux? Transform a Turkish clarinet solo via ring-modulation, add to that a resonant synth sub-bass, female vocals, and a dub horn section and you have Byzantine Time Machine. 7 more words

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