/TV/ Television drama does not get better than this. Set in hardscrabble Birmingham just after World War I, this artful blending of family and crime drama features vivid characters, pitch-perfect story lines, sumptuous cinematography, and more. Tommy, Arthur, Polly and the rest of the “Peaky Fooking Blounders” became like family to me, each endowed with … Continue reading Peaky Blinders →
/Movie/ Imagine raising a family in the beautiful outdoors, isolated from the negative influences of society, providing your kids with a rigorous academic education and endless practical lessons in preparation for life. Then something forces you and your kids away from the mountain streams and back to the mainstream. That’s the story of this lively … Continue reading Captain Fantastic →
/Podcast/ My daughter and I love Criminal. This episode about a man named Adam Braseel—and I’ll say no more than that—is one of our many favorites. The podcasters describe it as “stories of people who’ve done wrong, been wronged, or gotten caught somewhere in the middle.” But Criminal is so much more. It’s sheer, masterful … Continue reading Criminal: Red Hair, Gold Car →
/Book/ Steve Jobs was kind of a jerk. Empathy and kindness were not among his strong suits. But what a genius! In creating Apple, this acid-dropping college drop-out made the world a better place by bringing together commerce, technology, and aesthetics in a way nobody else ever has. Jobs had an eye for quality in … Continue reading Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson →
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