Release the Hounds

It’s a classic tale of good versus evil, of four-legged fecundity and enviable spots, of great escapes and the struggles of housebreaking. And now 101 Dalamations has received a digitally illustrated update, courtesy of Saint Petersburg, Russia-based artist Varya Kolesnikova. The action from Dodie Smith’s mid-century novel and Disney’s successive films is re-imagined with a glossy sheen, and…

Out In the Cold

On a future frozen Earth, an obsessed explorer goes missing on an expedition to a lost city under the ice, his only chance for rescue is a young inexperienced pilot…his son. When it started to snow, it didn’t stop for 1,500 years. The Pole Shift that ancient climatologists predicted finally came, the topography ripped apart…

A Confederacy of Dunces

“When a true genius appears, you can know him by this sign: that all the dunces are in a confederacy against him.” – Jonathan Swift Someone very dear to me gifted me a copy of a dense novel, its tender blue inked inscription reading, “A great American book that will make you laugh.” What I’ve come…