The Hunger Games, Trayvon Martin, and District 11

I once worked with a guy who believed that our current fascination with reality shows revealed our interest in watching people die. I went for it but I wondered how this fascination carried over to reality shows like The Real Housewives franchise. The challenges staged on Survivor could actually malfunction and give the audience theContinue reading “The Hunger Games, Trayvon Martin, and District 11”

Models Monday: Reflections On Marriage

With my first Models Monday post of the new year, I thought I would address some of the issues that I raised in previous posts. As the year was coming to a close, in one post I bemoaned the lists chronicled in magazines and on television of the year in review. Here I suggested thatContinue reading “Models Monday: Reflections On Marriage”

The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency

Initially, I decided to read Alexander McCall Smith’s series, The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency, because I saw an episode of the HBO series and had enjoyed it.I now read the series because I like feeling like I am a part of the lives of the characters. I find myself wanting to know what isContinue reading “The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency”