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Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 01:43 pm
My column next week will be about New York City, and the allure it has always had for the ambitious and the hopeful. Writing it, I was reminded of a something said in an interview by performance artis...
Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 06:52 am
Being harshly critical of a movie like Charlie Martin Smith’s A Dolphin Tale 2 is akin to kicking a puppy that’s been chewing on your shoes in the teeth.  Yes, corrective measures should b...
Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014 10:53 am
 The State Journal-Register on Sunday published a useful report by reporter Jamie Monk about the efforts by the Springfield Metro Sanitary District to cope with flooding from "rain events" that...
Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014 06:03 pm
 Parking lot screening. Yes, I know it's on your mind. That's why, in my travels around this commonwealth, keep the Krohe eye peeled for edifying examples of the art that might act as inspirati...
Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014 03:06 pm
 The Y block in downtown Springfield lies along the now-buried course of the Town Branch of Spring Creek. That has implications for the redevelopment of that block, as I noted in Wet Dream. ...
Friday, Aug. 29, 2014 09:54 pm
On the surface, John Erik Dowdle’s As Above, So Below appears to be a typical horror movie populated with stereotypes stuck in an all-too familiar situation.  However, it quickly becomes appar...
Friday, Aug. 29, 2014 04:40 pm
 In "What do you mean by that?" I ventured the opinion that "big words"  words are not, like jewelry, mere adornments to the educated, but essential tools that equip us to...
Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 09:49 pm
More times than not, there’s a recurring problem where most faith-based movies are concerned – they’re often less-than subtle in delivering their message, which is ironic because for the most...

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