Monthly Archives: April 2012

BOSSYPANTS – Tina Fey

Rain City Reads   April 16, 2012   Comments Off on BOSSYPANTS – Tina Fey

Tina Fey is one funny lady. But more than that, she’s an incredibly smart one. It’s not easy to be as humorous, self-deprecating, inspirational and charismatic as this lady. (Trust me; I’ve tried.) So I was intrigued at the prospect of learning more about the lady behind the laughs. Though I’ve never been much of a fan of SNL or… Read more »

MY LAI 4: A REPORT ON THE MASSACRE AND ITS AFTERMATH – Seymour M. Hersh

Rain City Reads   April 11, 2012   Comments Off on MY LAI 4: A REPORT ON THE MASSACRE AND ITS AFTERMATH – Seymour M. Hersh

War is a strange concept. It has rules. Certain populations are off limits, and certain acts are prohibited. And yet, the purpose of a war is to take human life on a mass scale. It seems inevitable, then, that lines become blurred, that war is the cause of (or sometimes a haven for) atrocity.  In his classic journalistic work, Seymour… Read more »

IF YOU ASK ME (AND OF COURSE YOU WON’T) – Betty White

Rain City Reads   April 7, 2012   Comments Off on IF YOU ASK ME (AND OF COURSE YOU WON’T) – Betty White

I have so much respect and admiration for Betty White. Let me just say that up front. Not only has she molded an ever-growing and -changing career during a time in life when many performers are withdrawing from the public eye and enjoying the fruits of their years and years of hard work, but she has done so with humour… Read more »