Rather than lament having to go back to school, we celebrate the guilty pleasures we didn’t get to read in school. But you can check out from the library! September is library card sign up month too, so what better excuse to get a library card and check this stuff out. Of course you don’t need a library card to attend Salon@615 author talks, Courtyard Concerts, or Movies at Main but it is kind of tasteless to show up without one. We end with what is tickling our fancy in pop culture including a very tasteful So You Think You Can Dance appreciation.
We all know the real star of the Olympics is Bob Costas. Unless they are using an android instead of the real Bob Costas. We’ll figure it out. Also, we celebrate the birth of Alfred Hitchcock and the mourn the death of Ernest Borgnine.
Did Prometheus leave you too scared and confused to leave your house? We dissect the movie and provide you with a plethora of other alien themed SF titles for you to check out. We end with what is tickling our fancy (besides tentacles).
Listen to find out what we will be reading for Summer Reading. Isn’t it counter intuitive to read long books in summer? We finish by revealing what’s tickling our fancy this month. I don’t want to give too much away, but it ends with greasy meat.
Cold Days by Jim Butcher
#14 in The Dresden Files series – this should out this fall. That gives you the whole summer to catch up on what is probably the best urban fantasy series going these days. Magically, this already has twenty-five five-star reviews on Goodreads. Darn it you time travelin’ wizard types.
Kill You Twice by Chelsea Cain
#5 in the Gretchen Lowell series – this should be released August 7th.
Shadow of Night by Deborah Harkness
#2 in the All Souls Trilogy – this should be released July 10th.
The Idler Wheel is wiser than the Driver of the Screw and Whipping Cords will serve you more than Ropes will ever do
by Fiona Apple
It is due out June 19th. It should be on Freegal then.
This is a big show! April is Community of Many Faces. We go the whole way across the world to discuss Haruki Murakami’s 1Q84. It is a long, complex book, and we barely scratch the surface. (Speaking of surface, the beautiful cover of the American edition was designed by Chip Kidd.) Hopefully, we confuse you and pique your interest. If you like romance, it has LOVE. If you like Sci-Fi, it has TWO MOONS. If you like snobby literature, THE AUTHOR TEACHES AT PRINCETON. Wait…
No joke! This is a big show! Liz is our special guest and it is Jesse’s last show. They take the opportunity to let Bryan know what they really think of Infinite Jest.
Legends of Film is proud to present a rare interview with writer/director Walter Hill. Mr Hill has directed such movies as The Warriors, The Driver, 48 Hrs., and Hard Times with Charles Bronson. Hard Times will be shown at the Nashville Public Library, Saturday, March 10 at 2:00 p.m.
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