The Empty Hearse: Equal Parts Love Letter and Restraining Order

When Sherlock busted through a glass window on Wednesday night, said window might as well have been laser etched with the words "THE FOURTH WALL!" written in comic sans. Because folks: that was some bullshit. Let me put all of my cards on the table here before I really get into it: I hate on-screen, … Continue reading The Empty Hearse: Equal Parts Love Letter and Restraining Order

David Nicholls Has Mastered the Art of Writing Books You’ve Already Read

Contemporary English lit contains two genres that are threatening to bore me to death. The first is the shocking, brand-new concept that divorce and dysfunction exist in the suburbs. For examples, see Little Children, Revolutionary Road, Mildred Pierce and The Ice Storm. American Beauty, while not a novel, also fits the bill. The second is … Continue reading David Nicholls Has Mastered the Art of Writing Books You’ve Already Read