Review: Strike Anywhere: Essays, Reviews and Arsons
Jeremy Luke Hill
Examines the possibility that poetry is best when it's not trying too hard to be useful.
Opinion: Reading Women
A sobering look at International Women's Day through the lens of the artistic community.
How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Fangirl
In praise of genre fiction!
Q & A: Andrew Schartmann
Brad de Roo
'Limitations do push creative solutions. NES composer Neil Baldwin bring this out nicely in my interview with him. As he explains, because the sound capabilities of the original NES were so limited, composers had to make the machine sound as though it was doing more than it really was. This spawned a wave of innovation, whereby composers simulated a variety of effects (e.g., echoes) with only bare-bones technology at their disposal.'
Linklater's film of time's passage could just as well be called Parenthood. The focus is on Ellar Coltrane, who was cast at the age of six and is eighteen when we leave him. But in the background is Patricia Arquette, who, as the mother, would seemingly be the driver, but is as much of a passenger as anyone else.