A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (And Now, in My Heart)

I am member of a low-pressure book club that meets maybe four to six times per year. I maybe make it three times a year, and I always enjoy it when I do. This week, we met to discuss A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith, and I am so glad I read the book and […]


The Blacker the Netflix…

Over in some other corner of the internets, my friend Hello Kitty and I were compiling a list of Black Movies, and she encouraged me to present it here.  This is by no means a definitive list, just some movies we both like and that we feel everyone, no matter what their racial background, should see.  And not just […]

Pop Culture

Top 10 TV Series on Netflix Instant

So you have a lot of free time on your hands, maybe because you don’t have a job.  Sure you could start making your way through the classic literature that you Cliffs Notesed your way through in High School.  But why read when you can watch.  With the exception of Friends, I don’t re-watch shows […]