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”

The Help

I spent last summer reading Alexander McCall Smith’s No.1 Ladies Detective Agency series. Now that I’m current with that series, I have moved on to the Isabel Dalhousie series. I met another fan of the Mma Ramotswe novels who told me that I would enjoy the Dalhousie books more and more as I moved throughContinue reading “The Help”

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”