The Western-themed video game Red Dead Redemption 2 offered a New Orleans analogue it called St. Denis. Sharon and I have travelled to New Orleans many times over the past couple of decades (it’s not that far from central Arkansas), and St. Denis captured New Orleans—or at least the spirit of New Orleans—so much so […]Read more "Mafia III: The Definitive Edition — a video game review"
The first two seasons of the wonderful Amazon Prime series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel are beginning to feel like Act One of the overarching story of Miriam “Midge” Maisel (nee Weissman). Those episodes served to introduce the show’s huge cast of colorful characters and set up the inciting incidents that would prove to be pivotal […]Read more "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: Season 3 — a review"
Since I finished watching the entire run of Gilmore Girls (and loved it), The Crown is that series that I sometimes feel like I should apologize for being a loyal fan of. It is a soap opera. About the British royal family, no less, a subject I’ve never had the least bit of interest in. […]Read more "Netflix’s The Crown: Season 3 — a review"