'The Dinner'

‘The Dinner’ (Herman Koch) reviewed

Herman Koch’s The Dinner (2013) is intriguing from the beginning. Sure, an entire story told through the course of a dinner is nothing groundbreaking, but the way Paul, the narrator, speaks to the reader is what makes this unique. He purposely omits details about the story at hand; the name of the restaurant, for example. Instantly…

Valentine's Day Playlist

Not Your Average Valentine’s Day Playlist

It’s Valentine’s Day and that means there is a lot of love in the air. With the love comes a lot of music to aid in the wooing of significant others. Instead of putting on classics like “You Are So Beautiful” and “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” here’s a list of modern pop hits…

Gilmore Girls Season 5

‘Gilmore Girls’ Rewind: Season 5, Episodes 9-15

Originally aired November 15, 2004 – February 22, 2005. We’ve crossed the 100 episode mark. A momentous milestone for every show lucky enough to make it that far into its run. This show’s century mark didn’t disappoint either. Richard and Emily have been separated for a while now, but neither of them have moved on…

Gilmore Girls Season 5

‘Gilmore Girls’ Rewind: Season 5, Episodes 1-8

Originally aired September 21, 2004 – November 9, 2004. This new season if Gilmore Girls finally sees Lorelai and Luke together. The sexual tension has built for four years, but that doesn’t mean the relationship has diminished the quality of the show. Throughout the first couple episodes of the season, the new couple is kept apart…

Gilmore Girls Season 4

‘Gilmore Girls’ Rewind: Season 4, Episodes 9-15

Originally aired November 18, 2003 – February 24, 2004. The first part of this season really allowed for minor character growth, and that continues. I’ll touch on Lane and Paris, but this batch of episodes have a lot of juiciness surrounding Rory and Lorelai. Let’s start with the juciest: Jess is back. Rory hasn’t seen…

Gilmore Girls Season 4

‘Gilmore Girls’ Rewind: Season 4, Episodes 1-8

Originally aired September 23, 2003 – November 11, 2003. Well, well, well: little Rory is all grown up. This season marks a departure for the show. The creators and writers have to find a way to balance Rory’s college life and relationship with with Lorelai/Stars Hallow. Unlike her time at Chilton, Yale is undeniably a…