Posts tagged "carrie"

Steven's Book Reviews: Then & Now (A Memoir) by Broadway Icon Barbara Cook (Harper, 6/16)

Steven's Book Reviews: Then & Now (A Memoir) by Broadway Icon Barbara Cook (Harper, 6/16)
There truly very few memoirs that I can say that I “wished were longer.” Substandard memoirs, especially by celebrities, fall into one of two warring camps: the ones that are catty, overly-gossipy, and sermonic, and the ones that are dull as dishwater, with the personality of the woman at church that falls asleep during mass... Read more »

Steven's Book Reviews: Stephen King's latest novel End of Watch (Scribner's, 6/7/14)

Steven's Book Reviews: Stephen King's latest novel End of Watch (Scribner's, 6/7/14)
The release of a new Stephen King novel is a fête in the twisted universe that is my existence. The first King novel I read was ten years ago and, oddly enough, it was one of his longest: IT. My sister, who was about nine when I was two or three years old, loved to torment... Read more »

Big Brother meets Carrie: A short musing on our American Education System

Big Brother meets Carrie: A short musing on our American Education System
It’s been a few years since I stopped my formal education. In that time, I have had ample minutes to reflect on the various stages of schooling I was put to. My Preschool through Eighth Grade experience was not a typical one, as I attended the same Lutheran School for that time. It was a... Read more »
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