Every child deserves the mirror experience in literature. But that is not possible unless our libraries, schools, and homes contain diverse books that allow all readers to see their lived experiences and cultural traditions worthy of being in print.
The international supply of vaccines is not the problem, it's making sure moms and their children have access to them that is the major issue... it's so frustrating to know that we have the medicine, without being able to deliver it.
This episode of "The Good Wife" is a game changer. In fact, it's the game changer many stories needed. Where to begin? Amanda Peet's fine performance? Maura Tierney's character's bombshell? The drinks between Alicia and Kalinda? So much to discuss.
If you blinked, you may have missed the first four episodes of "Bent," which NBC promoted with about as much enthusiasm as Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries had on their wedding night. And the net's laziness showed in the premiere's ratings -- it did worse than "The Paul Reiser Show."
I can't quite figure out why NBC is showing two "Bent" episodes each week. Is the network burning this comedy off and betting on its failure? But I absolutely don't believe NBC will come up with any comedies that are better than this in the fall.
With a minimum of Neil LaBute's provocative, poetic potty mouth, his new play, "The Break of Noon," opens with the sole survivor of an office massacre wrapped in a blanket, his ankle sheathed in a blood soaked cloth.