Tag: pop culture

Pick of The Week

Pick of The Week: ‘The Wackness’

This week’s pick is really worth checking out… The Wackness. Jonathan Levine’s nostalgic reverie recreates a more innocent New York. In 1994, the Twin Towers watch over Manhattan, and Rudolph Giuliani reigns as mayor–not a bestselling author or presidential candidate. Recent high school grad Luke Shapiro (Josh Peck) plies the kind of trade Giuliani seeks […]


Review: ‘Mr. Thundermug’ by Cornelius Medvei

“Mr. Thundermug is a baboon Mr. Thundermug has a luxuriant mane of silvery hair? Mr. Thundermug has an unsettling mastery of speech” Those are the words surrounding an aged photo of a silver-haired baboon who’s wearing a fez and smoking jacket while puffing on a pipe. If that can coax a grin out of you […]