Is That A Tiger In Your Boat Or Are You Just Glad To See Me

I had mixed feelings when I heard that they were making a film adaptation of Yann Martel lovely little book Life of Pi. I remembered reading that book right when I first moved to San Francisco in 2003—there was a period of time when 50% of the people on the bus were either reading it or The DaVinci Code. » 7/26/12 10:30pm 7/26/12 10:30pm

I'll Never Forget Solving Mysteries With Encyclopedia Brown

I grew up with Encyclopedia Brown. He was my kind of hero, a kid who beat the bad guys not with brawn or physical skill, but with his mind. When I was around ten years old (I'm approximating), I used to devour every story of Leroy "Encyclopedia" Brown, his partner Sally, his nemesis Bugs Meany and the many kids and… » 7/16/12 10:30pm 7/16/12 10:30pm