Leave it to Stephen Fry to write a three-volume novel of his life.
It doesn’t get more “Indigo Girls” than One Lost Day, the first studio album for Amy Ray and Emily Saliers since 2011’s Beauty Queen Sister. This album goes back to their roots, and has a raw, Southern feel.
I stumbled across Grace and Frankie, a new Netflix original series, while trying to find my way to the latest season of Orange Is the New Black.
How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful, is a perfect title for Florence and the Machine’s newest album, released last month.
Lumberjanes: Volume 1 is perfect for elementary school-age girls (and boys) everywhere, and for us grownup Lumberjanes as well.
“I love my mom–dad–dad/mom, but it doesn’t mean that I understand what she’s doing,” confides Ben Lehwald during the first episode of Becoming Us.
by The Lit Chick. “Pull up a chair around the campfire,” Brandi Carlile seems to be saying with her newest album, “and listen to where I’ve been.” The Firewatcher’s Daughter is part alt-folk and part rock, but all distinctly Carlile. There is a mature and contented feeling as the songs roll with the signature rhythm […]
by The Lit Chick. “All poetry is forgiveness for what this world can not always hold,” writes genderqueer poet-activist Andrea Gibson. Gibson’s newest book, Pansy, does its part, delving into such topics as gender and sexuality, feminism, white privilege, abuse, retribution, recovery, and most of all, love, in all of its phases, and with all […]
by The Lit Chick. The staggeringly prolific George Takei has helmed the U.S.S. Enterprise as Lt. Sulu in Star Trek, and taken Facebook by storm with 8.4 million followers. Now Takei is taking on YouTube, and his husband, Brad Altman, is coming with him. In It Takeis Two, the couple’s playful new weekly webseries, George […]
by The Lit Chick. I was seven years old when my best friend Erin showed up in my backyard one sunny afternoon. “Wait until you hear this,” she said, just before she played “Like a Virgin” and my mother confiscated her Fisher Price cassette player. Now Erin’s kids are in college and Madonna is out […]