Monthly Archives: August 2015

Things Are Not as They Seem, Nor Are They Otherwise

Chronic City by Jonathan Lethem.  Doubleday.  467 pp.  $34.00 Chronic City is a book about all those little New York people who live in the city but you don’t know what they do.  You see them having coffee and a Danish at a diner at 3:00 in the afternoon (or the morning for that matter); … Continue reading Things Are Not as They Seem, Nor Are They Otherwise

Xtreme Oldster

The 100 Year Old Man Who Climbed out the Window and Disappeared. A film by Felix Hengren The audience at the oldster movies is starting to get out of hand. There wasn’t much of a crowd in the Asheville multiplex where I saw this movie, but I might have been the only one under 70. … Continue reading Xtreme Oldster