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Bibliowhat: The weight of words

  There’s a quote by writer Gary Provost about the musicality of writing, and the way lines can bunch or fall or meld together to...

Bibliowhat: What is not noir?

“You’re just missing a cigarette.” The voice erupted in front of me like a squirt gun to the heart. I looked up and saw a...

“I, Frankenstein” Review

It’s honestly difficult to have high expectations when putting down money to see a movie called “I, Frankenstein.” Connotations of 2004’s futuristic flop-fest “I,...

Bibliowhat: Don’t call it Women’s Fiction

Oh, what a time to be a woman! As I finished cleaning the kitchen and preparing a sandwich for my husband, I logged onto...

It Was All Madness

The energy at the Student Recreation Center started at a simmer. Pillars illuminated by blue and gold light bordered the gym floor. A single archway,...

Whitney Came, Saw and Conquered

Comedian Whitney Cummings’ short-lived TV show, “Whitney,” was excessively, painfully bad. We know this. We’ve accepted this. We’ve moved on. So, too, has Cummings,...

A Summer of A&E

As I walked through our empty campus at the tail end of a long, hot summer, I felt a lingering sense of what once...

Summer Arts Preview 2013

Ah, the sweet, hellish sizzle of a Riverside summer. That three-month stretch between Spring and Fall quarter is home to long days, cool nights,...

Interview: Class is in Session at “Monsters University”

Way back in 2001, Pixar’s “Monsters, Inc.” caught us by surprise with its breathtaking animation, original storyline and heart-wrenching appeal. Twelve years later, the...

“After Earth” Review

The Fresh Prince crash lands on Earth and sends the Karate Kid to save both their skins. In many ways, that would have made...